Today you’ll hear the FULL production from our recent LIVESTREAM reading of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (more info and watch the show here).
It’s an all-star cast of past guests from the podcast, including Harry Groener, Dawn Didawick, Peter Van Norden, Anne Gee Byrd, Tony Amendola and many more!
For this “Merry Wives” episode, you’ll hear our introduction to the play, a great section from our dramaturg Gideon Rappaport, and then the full show, including both our intermission and post-show discussions!
Listen to the reading of “The Merry Wives of Windsor”:
Total Running Time: 3:21:14
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And if you enjoy this, you can also check out scenes from our livestream of Much Ado About Nothing here with past guests Dakin Matthews, Armin Shimerman, Robert Pine and lots more!
The Merry Wives of Windsor Cast:
- SIR JOHN FALSTAFF (a rogue with no money but many plans) – Peter Van Norden
- MASTER FORD (gentleman of Windsor) – Harry Groener
- MISTRESS FORD (Ford’s wife) – Dawn Didawick
- MASTER PAGE (wealthy gentleman) – Tony Amendola
- MISTRESS PAGE (Page’s wife) – Anne Gee Byrd
- DR. CAIUS (French physician) / NYM (Falstaff’s follower) – Geoffrey Wade
- MISTRESS QUICKLY (Dr. Caius’ housekeeper) – Amelia White
- SIR HUGH EVANS (Welsh parson and schoolmaster) – Marcelo Tubert
- FENTON (a young gentleman) – Ross Hellwig
- HOST OF THE GARTER INN (Innkeeper) – Robert Pine
- ROBERT SHALLOW (Justice of the Peace) – Alan Mandell
- ABRAHAM SLENDER (Shallow’s rich nephew) / WILLIAM (Page’s son) – Rob Crisell
- PISTOL (Falstaff’s follower) – Aubrey Saverino
- SIMPLE (Slender’s servant) / ROBIN (Falstaff’s servant) – Susan Benninghoff
- BARDOLPH (Falstaff’s follower) / RUGBY (Caius’ servant) / 1ST SERVANT (Ford’s) / SWING – Kevin Manley
- ANNE (Page’s daughter) / 2ND SERVANT (Ford’s) / SWING – Ashley Engelman
Dramaturg: Gideon Rappaport
Produced and led by Nathan Agin, host of The Working Actor’s Journey podcast
Thank you to everyone involved and to YOU for watching and listening!