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Some Vlog with your Blog?
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Some Vlog with your Blog?

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Louis Butelli

Hi from Louis, Roderigo in Othello, and guest blogger here at the Folger Theatre! The Folger loaned me a Flip Camera a couple of weeks ago, in the hopes that I would experiment with some video blogging, or “vlogging.” Here…

Venice to Cyprus
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Venice to Cyprus

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Louis Butelli

Hey from Louis/Roderigo! We’re deep in the throes of Technical Rehearsals (“Tech”) for Othello at Folger Theatre. For those keeping score at home, as predicted, we spent the duration of our long day yesterday completing the enormous scene change into…

Dinner and a Movie?
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Dinner and a Movie?

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Louis Butelli

Well, we have just finished the first half of our first day of “Tech” for Othello at Folger Theatre. Here’s the rundown on the day so far… 11am-Noon: Actors arrive in two waves to get into costume. Some of us…

Tech & News
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Tech & News

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Louis Butelli

Hi from Louis, aka Roderigo in Folger Theatre’s upcoming Othello! This’ll be a pretty quick one as a) our first day of technical rehearsals (affectionately known as “tech”) begins today and, b) it’s been suggested to me that perhaps, in…

Robert Richmond & Kingdom of Heaven
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Robert Richmond & Kingdom of Heaven

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Louis Butelli

Well, hello! It’s your Folger blogfriend Louis here. There are a couple of things that it now seems prudent to reveal to you, if you’re there. The first thing to say is that I’ve been cheating on you, just a…

Spectator Sports
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Spectator Sports

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Louis Butelli

Hi, again! It’s your friend Louis here, blogging away like a champ! I just ran into the awesome Beth Emelson (Folger Theatre’s Assistant Artistic Producer) who mentioned to me that people actually seem to be reading this blog. I am…

Ah, Relationships
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Ah, Relationships

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Louis Butelli

One of the fundamental building blocks with which an actor works is an awareness of the relationships into which his character enters. For the actor playing Roderigo in any production of Othello, at a certain moment he must confront the…

First Few Days!
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First Few Days!

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Louis Butelli

Hi again from your friend Louis! I’m playing Roderigo in Folger’s upcoming production of Othello, directed by Robert Richmond. The internets move quickly, and I wanted to take a moment to say something about our first few days of rehearsal…

Beginnings
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Beginnings

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Louis Butelli

Hi! My name is Louis, and it’s my honor to be your very own blogger. I’m going to be writing to you periodically with dispatches from the frontlines of Folger Theatre’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Othello, directed by Robert Richmond. For…

All the world's a stage
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All the world's a stage

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“All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare wrote in As You Like It, but until now you have only seen a portion of what happens in Folger Theatre’s world—the on stage and in performance portion. With the debut of the Folger…

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