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Re: American Stage Tour
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2060  Monday, 27 August 2001

From:           Sean Lawrence <
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Date:           Friday, 24 Aug 2001 18:12:10 -0700
Subject: 12.2050 Re: American Stage Tour
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.2050 Re: American Stage Tour

Stephen Dobbin writes:

>Well, geographical exactitude has never been a particular virtue of the
>citizens of your country or mine; witness the wrath of any kilted and
>besporraned Brit born north of the border who finds himself lumped
>together with 'The English'.

Actually, I'm not American, but it's my fault in not making that clear.
In fact, I usually think of Americans and Britons as rather similar in
their rather broad notions of the geographies of outside countries.

Here's another way to ask the question:  what would make up a "British
tour"?  Could you call a series of productions a "British tour" if all
productions were in London?  What if all productions were in England?
Obviously, a "Canadian tour" wouldn't always incorporate a stop in
Iqaluit, but should it include a stop outside the Windsor-Qu

 

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