Some midsummer sounds from Austin, Texas

My first impressions of Austin, Texas

We’ve just arrived back in Austin after two days in Winedale (about an hour’s drive away). I thought I’d post this short soundcloud which captures something of my first impressions of when I woke up in Austin on Sunday morning. I heard singing from across the road and peeked out to see crowds gathering…


Having now visited Shakespeare at Winedale to see the two shows I name here in their final stages of rehearsal, it becomes easily possible to understand how the crowds will gather around them, too.

As we discovered, Shakespeare at Winedale makes its own kind of Shakespearian music.

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