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How Like You This?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0349  Monday, 9 February 2004

[1]     From:   L. Swilley <
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        Date:   Friday, 6 Feb 2004 06:49:48 -0600
        Subj:   Re: SHK 15.0345 How Like You This?

[2]     From:   Mari Bonomi <
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        Date:   Friday, 6 Feb 2004 11:04:24 -0500
        Subj:   RE: SHK 15.0345 How Like You This?


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From:           L. Swilley <
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Date:           Friday, 6 Feb 2004 06:49:48 -0600
Subject: 15.0345 How Like You This?
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.0345 How Like You This?

David Schalkwyk (on Cape Town production of AYLI) wrote,>

 >One of the aspects of the production that made me think anew
 >about 1.2 was a WWF-style wrestling scene that was unexpectedly, and
 >shockingly, violent.

I was reminded by this of a production of AYLI presented years ago in
London with Roland (Ronald?) Pickup as Orlando.  The wrestling scene
ended with a very audible knocking of heads of the opponents that made
the audience gasp - suddenly shocked back  from the illusion presented
to concern for the actor presenting it.  I was sitting on the front row
and had a close view of Pickup's eyes dangerously rolling. There was a
moment there when....

          L. Swilley

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From:           Mari Bonomi <
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Date:           Friday, 6 Feb 2004 11:04:24 -0500
Subject: 15.0345 How Like You This?
Comment:        RE: SHK 15.0345 How Like You This?

Indeed it was Stan Wojewodski (as someone also kindly reminded me in an
email).

I do not remember an RIII under his direction but I do remember a
somewhat peculiar production of Marlowe's Edward II, though I'm not sure
if it was under Wojewodski's tenure.

Not questioning you by any means, Alexandra and I thank you for posting
Wojewodski's name.

Mari Bonomi

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