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New Orleans Shakespeare Festival wraps up season with Henry IV, Part 1

This segment of Louisiana Considered aired on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. To listen to the full episode, click the play button above.

It’s a first for the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University as the Bard’s history play, Henry IV, Part 1 closes out the season. Director Burton Tedesco joins us to share how he’s bringing this drama to the stage for the first time in the company’s 29-year history.

This week, 12 of the world’s top emerging pianists are headed to the Crescent City for the 28th New Orleans International Piano Competition presented by the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans. MASNO’s executive and artistic director Cara McCool Woolf joins us with details.

But first, forecasters predict another above-average hurricane season this year, and some of the ways residents are preparing might surprise you. WWNO reporter Carly Berlin sat down with some New Orleanians to hear what they’re putting in their go-bags.

Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Diane Mack. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubry Procell, and Thomas Walsh. 

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Alana Schreiber is the managing producer for the live daily news program, Louisiana Considered. She comes to WWNO from KUNC in Northern Colorado, where she worked as a radio producer for the daily news magazine, Colorado Edition. She has previously interned for Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul and The Documentary Group in New York City.