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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0962  Wednesday, 9 June 1999.

From:           Mort Nickell <
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Date:           Tuesday, 8 Jun 1999 14:20:24 EDT
Subject:        Gymnomacbeth

According to The Charlotte Observer of 06.08.99, some performers in
Orlando revealed a new wrinkle in performing Macbeth when, according to
the paper, "The owner of an adult nightclub and three dancers who
challenged an anti-nudity ordinance by performing Macbeth in the buff
were charged Monday with violating the law." I really doubt if this
exposes a new way to perform this work, since I'm relatively sure some
enterprising soul has thought of this before-maybe not for Stratford in
Ontario or Warwickshire, but probably at some lesser known venue. It
would certainly cut expenses for costumes to the bare bones.

Mort Nickell
Charlotte, NC

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