The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2143 Monday, 10 September 2001
From: Stuart Manger <
Date: Friday, 7 Sep 2001 16:41:26 +0100
Subject: 'The Scottish Play'
Comment: SHK 12.2130 'The Scottish Play'
In UK, yes, it IS still widely observed superstition / convention that
actors/ theatre folk do not refer to the play by name on theatrical
premises or amongst themselves. 'The Scottish Play' is very nearly
universally its moniker.
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