Théâtre Français

Tales from the Vomitorium: 38 Short Stories by Scott Kaiser

May 17 2021 • 23 mins

Mary Reagan reads Théâtre Français, by Scott Kaiser.  Then, Mary shares her response to the story. Next, Scott and Olena discuss the inspiration behind the story, and the play on which it's based.

Tales from the Vomitorium: 38 Short Stories by Scott Kaiser is sponsored in part by Whidbey Telecom, the Goosefoot Community Fund, and The Goose Community Grocer.

Mary Reagan (she/her; Reader) is an actor and performer currently based in the Portland area. Since the quarantine she has been producing virtual content with the company she helped found, 3rd Year Productions, starting with the release of a short film, Things Will Be Coming Your Way Soon, Just You Wait, in which she stars. Mary is also working on producing a series of animated horror stories titled The Devil’s Hour Radio Broadcast. Past theatre credits include Shakespeare’s Other Women 2019 (Island Shakespeare Festival), In Sarah’s Shadow: the Eleanora Duse Story (Pop Magic Productions), & Macbeth (PCPA). Mary is also very excited to be joining the cast of Cyrano de Bergerac as Roxane with ISF in summer 2022.

Scott Kaiser (he/him; Author) is a nationally recognized master teacher of acting and voice, as well as a director, playwright, and author. For 28 seasons, Scott served as a member of the artistic staff at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, where he directed, adapted, coached, or performed in all 38 of Shakespeare’s plays. Scott is the author of four books on Shakespeare: Have Shakespeare, Will Travel; The Tao of Shakespeare; Shakespeare’s Wordcraft; and Mastering Shakespeare. He has also penned several original plays, including Falstaff in Love, Love’s Labor’s Won, Now This, Splittin’ the Raft, and Shakespeare’s Other Women: A New Anthology of Monologues. Scott has directed at numerous theatre training programs around the country, including Carnegie-Mellon University, The University of Washington, Duke University, Seattle University, Santa Clara University, the University of Oregon, and Southern Oregon University. Scott holds an ADVS from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, an MFA from the University of Washington Professional Actor Training Program in Seattle, and a BA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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