Spoleto Backstage: Punch Brothers; Shakespeare's Globe

May 30, 2019

Punch Brothers performing at the 2019 Spoleto Festival USA.
Credit A.T. Shire/SC Public Radio

On this episode of Spoleto Backstage, host Adam Parker speaks with mandolinist and singer-songwriter Chris Thile of the progressive bluegrass group Punch Brothers about their history of performing at Spoleto Festival USA. The two also discuss Thile's experiences as host of the public radio program Live From Here.

Then, Adam speaks with Brendan O'Hea, touring director with the Shakespeare's Globe theater, about the group's unique productions of The Bard's works at this year's festival.

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