Richard Paul

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Recent Pieces from Richard Paul

Caption: Charlotte Cushman as Romeo with her sister, Susan as Juliet

I Will Assume Thy Part in Some Disguise (29:11)
From: Richard Paul

The life of Charlotte Cushman who specialized in playing Romeo in the mid-1800s
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That Old And Antique Song We Heard Last Night (20:56)
From: Richard Paul

In his plays, Shakespeare alluded to songs his audience would know. Today we don't know those songs so we don't get a lot of the references.
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How Jazz Changed (13:12)
From: Richard Paul

What is bee-bop and how did it get that way?
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Finding Jazz (12:03)
From: Richard Paul

Finding Blue Note jazz in hip-hop
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Birth of a Legend (17:42)
From: Richard Paul

The history of Blue Note Records
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Though This Be Madness, Yet There is Method In't (18:11)
From: Richard Paul

During the first generation of American psychiatry, no figure was cited as an authority on insanity and mental functioning more frequently than William Shakespeare.
Caption: Victoria Reinsel and Charlene V. Smith, Credit: Laurie Riffe

Women Merely Players (20:24)
From: Richard Paul

Actresses talk about their favorite Shakespeare roles.
Caption: Taffety Punk

Let the Sounds of Music Creep in Our Ears (14:07)
From: Richard Paul

Taffety Punk theater company creates Shakespeare for a new generation.
Caption: The Reduced Shakespeare Company

All Mirth and No Matter (27:40)
From: Richard Paul

The things in Shakespeare the make us laugh, and the things that don't anymore -- and why.
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Bless thee! Thou art translated (24:11)
From: Richard Paul

When Shakespeare’s work is translated into foreign languages, does it cease to be Shakespeare?