On Playing Shakespeare with George Mount

Twelfth Night (WO 2012)

Shakespeare has been a companion for George Mount for most of his adult life. Whether as an actor, a director, or a producer, George has spent a lot of time thinking about Shakespeare’s plays and how to best approach them. He’s had the fortune to play many of the roles he always wanted to play, […]

Finding Richard…

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  Even though he’s playing the title character in “Richard II,” it was the role of Bolingbroke that George Mount coveted. Now that he’s deeper into the part, George sees that Richard is closer to Hamlet and Lear in his existential journey. Listen to George talk about the challenges and rewards of taking on the […]

Richard III

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  Imagine a man so vile in his thoughts and actions that everything withers around him. Then imagine that man as your ruler. While the women of the court valiantly struggle to depose him, the toxic Richard III reduces his once prosperous country to ashes. Just as utter collapse seem inevitable; a bright, young leader […]

Othello

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A tragedy of a deception taken one step too far.

A Doll’s House

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White lies and blackmail tear apart the foundation of young woman’s family and marriage.

Richard II

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Shakespeare’s lyrical tale of an ill-suited king toppled from his throne.