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The Winter's Tale

Translation by Tracy Young
Directed by Tracy Young

One of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays is now available in the form of a podcast: The Winter’s Tale. Translated and directed by Tracy Young, this Winter’s Tale illuminates the play's themes of love, loss, and forgiveness. The podcast includes sound design by Lindsay Jones featuring contemporary, acoustic instruments to transport audiences from the home of the jealous King Leontes to the joyful lands of Bohemia.

The Winter’s Tale

Translated by Tracy Young

The Winter’s Tale is one of Shakespeare’s most challenging explorations of redemption and rebirth. Driven by extreme jealousy, Leontes, the King of Sicily, accuses his wife Hermione of infidelity and orders his newborn daughter to be abandoned. Sixteen years later, Leontes must reckon with the consequences of his rash decisions. Tracy Young’s version of The Winter’s Tale transforms the theatergoing experience from Shakespeare’s time to ours. This translation updates Shakespeare’s language, wordplay, and wit to engage audiences the way they would have been engaged in the early modern theater.

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