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Jim Helsinger

Alternative title
Gertrude and Claudius
Synopsis
An interview with Helsinger, an actor and the artistic director of the Orlando Shakespeare Festival. He discusses his stage adaptation of John Updike’s ‘Gertrude and Claudius,' a prequel to Hamlet.
Series
State of Shakespeare, The
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
25 Feb 2019
Duration
22 mins

Credits

Contributor
James Elliott

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Architecture; Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
The State of Shakespeare is a virtual masterclass consisting of interviews with actors, directors and teachers who specialise in Shakespeare and his works. The text for the scenes discussed is included on the site.
General
This episode is also available on itunes at:
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jim-helsinger/id478609859?i=1000430616923

Online Availability

Online URL
http://stateofshakespeare.com/?p=6305
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

The State of Shakespeare

Web
http://stateofshakespeare.com/ External site opens in new window

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