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[personal profile] soophelia2017-07-08 11:24 pm

Selected Shorts: Finding Your Way in the Dark

I saw this on iTunes this morning. Unfortunately it doesn't appear on the Selected Shorts site yet.

"Guest Host Robert Sean Leonard presents two pieces about living in the dark."

RSL with fan!

I think this was from Prodigal Son era!


Richard II Opening Night pics

The Old Globe have posted photos from the opening night party for Richard II here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheOldGlobe/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10155399618414350

Only three of the pictures feature our favourite camera dodger! Click on them below for the full size:

 




Richard II stuff...

 There hasn't been much -I was hoping that they might release some opening night pics, but they haven't! :-(
Oh well, here is what I have found:

A couple more Richard II pics on Social Media

 A photo of Robert Sean Leonard and Nora L Carroll in Richard II here: www.instagram.com/p/BVbZQUxF_PX/
and...
A photo of Robert Sean Leonard and Tory Kittles in Richard II here: twitter.com/gbmag/status/875861938223235073
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Radio Interview with RSL about Richard II

 The Old Globe kicks off its summer Shakespeare season with a debate over how best to challenge a ruler's legitimacy, especially if he is divinely chosen to lead.
 
Tony Award-winner Robert Sean Leonard takes on the title role in "King Richard II," a leader who believes in the divine right of kings dealing with a revolt against his rule. Leonard is perhaps best known for his roles in the movie "Dead Poets Society" or the TV series "House," but has been performing at The Old Globe for more than 20 years.
 
"I think this play is the story of a man born into immense power, who feels he is chosen by God to rule, but he is actually quite distant from himself, from his humanity and his fallibility," director Erica Schmidt said. "We see the abuse of power, and the cycle of vengeance, and the deep, isolating fear of betrayal—which was quite radical for Shakespeare to write about."
 
"King Richard II" runs through July 15.
 
Leonard joins KPBS Midday Edition on Wednesday to discuss what he finds so compelling about his latest role.

Listen to the radio interview on the site here: www.kpbs.org/news/2017/jun/14/robert-sean-leonard-returns-old-globe-richard-ii/

Photos from the Richard II dress rehearsal

 Photographer Jim Cox posted some pics of the Richard II dress rehearsal:

Shooting production photos at the final dress of RICHARD II,@theoldglobe. Starring @robertseanleonard. A terrific production. And RSL is wonderful!#theaterphotography #oldglobe

Links to the pics here:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BVMQ1-mjXzE/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BVMQwbIjXcN/
https://www.instagram.com/p/BVMQmbQDFF4/
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1990s photo of RSL

This was from the 1990s photoshoot with Ethan. I haven't seen this one before.
soophelia: Robert Sean Leonard in the late 1990s (robert sean leonard 1999)
[personal profile] soophelia2017-05-28 04:24 pm

RSL with a Fan




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