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Stage Dive: Wooster Group Video Blog Just As Gloriously Obscure As Wooster Group

Scott Shepherd in Wooster Group's vlog.

I've just become aware of the Wooster Group's vlog, and it appears to be their version of the behind-the-scenes doc. Thanks to DVDs, the making-of featurette is a pretty calcified form at this point, making it ripe for a vigorous Woostering. A little un-narrated, barely edited po-mo fragmentation never hurt anybody: The footage is oddly mesmerizing. I especially dug this haploid non-versation about Shakespeare delivered/experienced by Scott Shepherd, Gatz's indefatigable narrator. If you saw Gatz and now find yourself missing the alluvial hypnosis of his voice, here's your methadone.

Photo: The Wooster Group