Classics Made New: Mona Awad & Randy Boyagoda
Originally aired on October 25
Re-release November 30
Revisit the classics with Canadian authors Mona Awad and Randy Boyagoda in discussion about their latest novels and entertaining approaches to blending the old with the new. In All’s Well, Awad harnesses classic Shakespeare when a modern theatre professor struggling with chronic pain experiences the challenges of staging one of The Bard’s most maligned works with a rogue cast of characters. Dante’s Indiana, the sequel to Boyagoda’s Original Prin, is an hommage to Dante Alighieri, as Prin goes to a small town in Indiana where he must begin building a million-dollar Inferno-inspired theme park. Join us for this conversation to learn more about the inspirations behind these unexpected and hilarious mash-ups.
Interviewer: Heidi Reitmaier
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