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Staging Shakespeare?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0366  Monday, 11 June 2007

From: 		Bill Lloyd <
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Date: 		Friday, 8 Jun 2007 08:11:06 EDT
Subject: 	Staging Shakespeare?

[Editor's Note: Several members posted about the Onion article; Bill 
Lloyd connected it to NYTimes article mentioned earlier. -HMC]

Dave Kathman sent me this link to an article in the Onion about staging 
Shakespeare:

http://www.theonion.com/content/news/unconventional_director_sets

I fully expect some of its ideas to be used in future productions, now 
that I've come across this article in the NY Times:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/08/theater/08shak.html?th=&adxnnl=1&emc=th&adxnnlx=1181303701-hbdwYCd66zrW+62vZlBu8g

Cymbeline with "a duel between a samurai and a bullwhip-wielding 
cowboy"?  etc etc

Handy dandy, which is the parody, which is the.... words fail me...

Bill Lloyd

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