2004

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1683  Thursday, 9 September 2004

From:           Jeffrey Myers <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 8 Sep 2004 08:44:39 -0400
Subject: 15.1663 Barrymore "King Lear"
Comment:        RE: SHK 15.1663 Barrymore "King Lear"

Nancy Charlton <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

 >was a picture of the couple on a yacht. The savvy antique dealer had
 >brushed up his Barrymore, and mentioned that JB did Richard III and
 >Hamlet in the '20s and that he never achieved a lifetime ambition of
 >playing "Lear."

The dealer also noted that because all of Shakespeare's plays are too
long, everybody cuts them.

Jeff Myers

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