The Chop Bard podcast passionately picks apart the plays of William Shakespeare, scene by scene, line by line, in search of entertainment and understanding, in order to lift the plays off the page and onto their feet. With passionate insight and fearless examination, we offer the works of William Shakespeare in the spirit for which they were originally intended: As entertainment for a diverse and current audience. It is the cure for boring Shakespeare.
Ehren Ziegler (Host) has studied theatre for over thirty years, with a specific enthusiasm for Shakespeare. He attended US International University, in San Diego CA, and the National Shakespeare Conservatory, in NYC.
Shannon Sneedse (Producer, Resident Illustrator) is a New Jersey based illustrator and graphic designer. She has a BFA in Illustration from Syracuse University. For the past 15 years, she’s worked in the apparel and textile industries in New York City. She illustrated the knitting book, What (Else) Would Madame Defarge Knit?
Ehren and Shannon are also the creators of The Shakespeare Alphabet Book.