The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1073  Monday, 22 May 2000.

From:           Sam Small <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Sunday, 21 May 2000 02:38:19 +0100
Subject:        First Posting

I am neither a scholar nor an expert but a wild enthusiast of
Shakespeare's works.  So much so that I intend to devote some part of
the rest of my life to the propagation of some of the ideas in thepoetry
and plays.  I have re-written one of the plays as a modern gangster
movie and would like to present another as a popular TV series.  I am
currently working on a number of short films intended for television
based on the sonnets.  I include the URL not for advertising but for
evidence of my personal dedication to Shakespeare performance in the
21st century.


I am neither a conservative purist nor a deconstructive modernist.  I
love the poetry but abhor snobbish opacity.  To be authentic is
impossible - to be fatuously popular is more so.  Performers of
Shakespeare tread a difficult path through the wild wood otherwise known
as an audience.

Hoping very much for your acquaintance,

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