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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0242  Thursday, 4 February 2000.

[1]     From:   Hugh Davis <
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        Date:   Thursday, 03 Feb 2000 12:24:39 EST
        Subj:   Re: SHK 11.0238 Pop Shakespeare

[2]     From:   Belinda Johnston <
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        Date:   Friday, 04 Feb 2000 12:17:39 +1000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 11.0240 More Pop Culture


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From:           Hugh Davis <
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Date:           Thursday, 03 Feb 2000 12:24:39 EST
Subject: 11.0238 Pop Shakespeare
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0238 Pop Shakespeare

>My nine year old daughter tells me that on Jan. 31 on the Disney channel
>at 4 p.m. PST, an episode of a series called something like The
>Tarlingtons had a spoof involving Romeo and Juliet.  She says she wasn't
>really paying attention and could furnish no details.

This show is The Torkelsons, about a 14-year old girl in Oklahoma who
wants to escape her rural life.  This episode is titled "Swear Not By
the Moon" (Dorothy Jane, the heroine, talks to the "man in the moon" at
the start of every show), and it deals with a high school production of
R&J.  It's set in the old west, as the director feels it will allow the
students to understand the play better.

Hugh Davis

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From:           Belinda Johnston <
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Date:           Friday, 04 Feb 2000 12:17:39 +1000
Subject: 11.0240 More Pop Culture
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0240 More Pop Culture

First a question...

I'm wondering what the deal is with this Shakespeare on a 

 

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