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Re: The Laws of Theatre
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.07370  Tuesday, 12 March 2002

[1]     From:   Sam Small <
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        Date:   Monday, 11 Mar 2002 19:51:59 -0000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.0725 Re: The Laws of Theatre

[2]     From:   R.A. Cantrell <
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        Date:   Monday, 11 Mar 2002 17:20:47 -0600
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.0725 Re: The Laws of Theatre


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From:           Sam Small <
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Date:           Monday, 11 Mar 2002 19:51:59 -0000
Subject: 13.0725 Re: The Laws of Theatre
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.0725 Re: The Laws of Theatre

I know it's cinema but my favourite acting quote is from James Cagney.
"Learn your lines and say them like you mean it."  I actually think that
is all you need to know about acting.

SAM SMALL

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From:           R.A. Cantrell <
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Date:           Monday, 11 Mar 2002 17:20:47 -0600
Subject: 13.0725 Re: The Laws of Theatre
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.0725 Re: The Laws of Theatre

> How an auditor (of any kind) can be
> disinterested? The auditor has invested time and money, and once you've
> put time and money on the line, you are interested -- I think. You are
> involved.
>
> In fact, the very concept of "disinterested viewer" is open to challenge
> and doubt.

A member of the audience may have invested in the anticipation of a good
performance, but his or her judgement sits disinterested till after the
fact.

All the best,
R.A. Cantrell
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