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Cross Dressing in Videotaped Plays
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0310  Tuesday, 15 February 2000.

From:           Jeffrey Myers <
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Date:           Monday, 14 Feb 2000 12:27:08 -0500
Subject:        Cross Dressing in Videotaped Plays

Are there any videotapes of English Renaissance plays, Shakespearean or
not, that actually employ cross dressing in the production (as opposed
to changing the gender of a role)?  E.g., I know that a Canadian
production of Shrew has a male actor cross dress as Sly's supposed wife
in the Induction.  Are there any other examples available on tape?

Thanks,
Jeff Myers
 

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