Episode 36: Hard Handed Men. Ouch. Midsummer, Act 1

Summary

We’ve talked a lot about the groundlings, the common people down on the dirt floor, and in this play they finally get to see themselves on the stage! 

Meet the “mechanicals,” as they are known, the workingmen of Athens who are planning on putting on a show for the Duke’s wedding. It’s not going to go well, but that’s kinda the point.

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