The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1280 Friday, 16 July 1999.
Date: Thursday, 15 Jul 1999 09:39:02 EDT
Subject: 10.1273 Re: Midsummer Questions
Comment: Re: SHK 10.1273 Re: Midsummer Questions
>In the Peter Hall production of "MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" currently
>playing in Los Angeles, the role of Egeus is played by an actor who is
>made up to look like William Shakespeare.
>(I don't recommend the production, The role of Oberon is played by an
>actor who seems to be channeling Cyril Ritchard as Captain Hook.)
In ours, the Oberon is paying him as some sort of stage magician, and it
seems to work.