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Re: Stage Combat
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0302  Monday, 14 February 2000.

From:           H. R. Greenberg <
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Date:           Saturday, 12 Feb 2000 15:58:56 EST
Subject: 11.0272 DC Coriolanus
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0272 DC Coriolanus

Vis a vis stage combats, a good case can be made for highly stylized
combat being more effective than trying to mimic the genuine item. One
of the most satisfying presentations of battle in JULIUS CAESAR was in
the JULIUS CAESAR IN AFRICA presented 2 years ago at the Nuyorican Cafe
in NYC. The battles were fought as highly ritualized dances, and without
weapons as I recall.
 

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