Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen, American Shakespeare Center Director of Mission and Professor of English at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA, delivers a pre-show lecture before a live audience at the American Shakespeare Center's Blackfriars Playhouse. In this lecture, Dr. Cohen discusses Shakespeare's career at the time A Midsummer Night's Dream was written, the Actor's Renaissance Season staging of the play, the "Pyramus and Thisbee" play-within-a-play, and Midsummer's sexual humor. WARNING: THIS LECTURE MAKES LIBERAL USE OF A SLANG TERM FOR THE MALE SEXUAL ORGAN. This lecture was recorded on 18 March 2009.
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Doctor Ralph Reveals All: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM