The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1530 Tuesday, 31 August 1999.
From: Marilyn Bonomi <
Date: Monday, 30 Aug 1999 09:41:17 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: 10.1522 Re: Directing Richard
Comment: Re: SHK 10.1522 Re: Directing Richard
Stuart Manger suggested having the best looking actor play Buckingham
b/c of the first RIchard soliloquy.
I'd suggest instead the power of having a handsome man play
distortion... emphasizing the blackness/distortion of Richard's soul.
I've seen Elephant Man played both in a grotesque mask and by an actor
who made the distortions w/ his own body. The latter was far more