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The Bard on the Pod

16 EpisodesProduced by Valley Shakespeare FestivalWebsite

A podcast by Valley Shakespeare Festival

16 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

S2E1 - Did Shakespeare Write Alone?

August 29th, 2021

25:03

*This episode has a moment with adult content! You might not want to listen with young children.*

In this episode, Kayleigh and Tom talk about how to …

What it takes to put on a show!

July 23rd, 2021

4:22

Putting on a show each summer is a huge undertaking. In order to offer it to the community at no charge, we have to raise tens of thousands of …

BONUS Episode To Promote The Adventures of Pericles

July 8th, 2021

19:56

In this BONUS episode, Tom and Kayleigh speak to two of the five actors who will star in The Adventures of Pericles

Shows will take place at the Parks in Shelton and in Oxford!

Hosts:
Kayleigh Mihalko
Tom Simonetti

S1E8 - 10 Myths and Misconceptions of William Shakespeare

March 28th, 2021

49:14

*This episode has a language warning! You might not want to listen with young children.*

Hosts: Kayleigh Mihalko and Tom Simonetti.  

Edited and Produced by: Kayleigh Mihalko and Tom Simonetti. 

In this episode, …

S1E7: How To Pick A Season

February 26th, 2021

28:55

In this episode, Tom and Kayleigh talk about how the season of shows is chosen and discuss books!
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S1E6 - 2021 Season and Membership Announcements

January 26th, 2021

28:13

Hosts Tom and Kayleigh talk all new things happening in 2021, including the season and the brand new membership program - Friends of VSF.

S1E5 Part 4 - A Christmas Carol

December 22nd, 2020

21:32

VSF podcast hosts, Kayleigh and Tom, are joined by local community leaders to do a reading of Charles Dicken's Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol, …

S1E5 Part 3 - A Christmas Carol

December 19th, 2020

17:18

Kayleigh and Tom are joined by more community leaders for the third part of the VSF community reading of A Christmas Carol.

S1E5 Part 2 - A Christmas Carol

December 14th, 2020

14:44

Kayleigh and Tom are joined by more community leaders for the second part of the VSF community reading of A Christmas Carol.

S1E5 Part 1 - A Christmas Carol

December 8th, 2020

19:38

VSF podcast hosts, Kayleigh and Tom, are joined by local community leaders to do a reading of Charles Dicken's Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol, …

S1E4 - Food In Shakespeare's Time

November 14th, 2020

22:12

In this episode, Tom and Kayleigh speak to Jim Calkins of Seasonal Catering about food and traditions in Shakespeare's day. 

S1E3 - The Ghosts Of Shakespeare

October 29th, 2020

21:21

It's that time of year. Haunting season! Listen as Tom and Kayleigh discuss the ghosts of VSF's past, present, and future.  Performances from both Shakespeare's "Macbeth", "Hamlet" will keep you haunted for the …

S1E2 - VSF goes to the Farm

September 28th, 2020

21:02

Join Valley Shakespeare Festival down on the Farm...well, Massaro Farm exactly.  Family programming abounds this year on October 10th and 11th when VSF presents a socially distant SNOW WHITE at Massaro Community Farm in …

Cyrano in COVID-19

August 31st, 2020

26:39

Take a look into Valley Shakespare Festival's CYRANO, playing September 3rd through 6th, 2020 at 7 PM in Veteran's Memorial Park in Shelton, CT.
In this quick episode we talk to our three actors, and our fight …

The Park that Started A Tradition

August 12th, 2020

48:52

In this episode, we talk to actors and audience members of Valley Shakespeare Festival and our annual tradition of Shakespeare in the Park. 

In 2013, Tom Simonetti and an intrepid group of actors rehearsed and performed …

Teaser for The Bard On The Pod

July 22nd, 2020

0:57

Hey there...are you a fan of theater, backstage stories...and also can’t get enough classical theater in your life?  Join us, Tom Simonetti, and Kayleigh Mihalko, on the Valley Shakespeare Festival’s podcast. Our …

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