RADIO // Radio ProfilesBanana Bag & Bodice Theatre Co., BEOWULF - A Thousand Years of Baggage
Originally aired 8/20/10
Host Jeannie Hopper speaks with Jessica Jelliffe, Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Banana Bag & Bodice Theatre Co., about the organization and its most recently lauded production, BEOWULF - A Thousand Years of Baggage. In advance of the production's August 2010 performance at New York City's East River Park Bandshell, as the closing play of the City Parks Foundation's SummerStage event series, Jelliffe discusses Banana Bag's origins and its prolific and varied output, also shedding light on the process and impetus for BEOWULF's reinterpretation of the Old English heroic epic poem, for which she offers a brief recap (23 minutes).
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