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My Name is Will

Jess Winfield
In conversation with Louis Fantasia, Director of Shakespeare at the Huntington Library
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
1:00:24
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Episode Summary
Bardologists will love this wildly imaginative farce- think \"Shakespeare in Love\" on magic mushrooms-by the co-founder of The Reduced Shakespeare Company.

Participant(s) Bio
As co-founder of The Reduced Shakespeare Company, Jess Winfield's full-length show, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1987 and became an international sensation, leading to multiple world tours and engagements. After leaving the RSC, Winfield spent 10 years writing and producing cartoons for Disney. He left Disney two years ago to write My Name is Will, his first novel. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife.


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