The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0683 Monday, 3 April 2000.
Date: Saturday, 01 Apr 2000 11:36:15 -0500
Subject: 11.0644 Re: Two Noble Kinsmen
Comment: Re: SHK 11.0644 Re: Two Noble Kinsmen
> I just saw a production of Two Noble Kinsmen at Cuyahoga Community
> College here in the Cleveland area. It wasn't silly and sentimental at
> all, but kindly satirical, funny, and most delightful. Quite Chaucerian
> in fact. I came away thinking that the play should be studied and
> produced more often.
> I was also struck by its similarities to Two Gentlemen of Verona. I had
> expected the production to be more as Ed described-pre Corneille or
> Racine-and was pleasantly surprised that it did not turn out that way at
> Susan Oldrieve
> Baldwin-Wallace College
Thanks, Susan, for your much more positive response. Chaucerian? Hm!
I will definitely have to take another look. My response may have been
the production, but it could also have been me. I think we saw it on
the third day of 106 degree temperatures in Ashland and were perhaps not
in the most receptive mood.