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The Scottish Play
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2143  Monday, 10 September 2001

From:           Stuart Manger <
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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.

Stuart Manger

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