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Putting on a play?

Discussion in 'Randomination' started by Danishfurniturelover, 29 May 2019.

  1. Seedy Ron

    Seedy Ron Simon Davies

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    Sounds like a right Yoko.
     
  2. Jon

    Jon Chris Armstrong

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  3. ringo

    ringo Eidur Gudjohnsen

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    Liability insurance might prove a struggle.
     
  4. Mikey10

    Mikey10 Steed Malbranque

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    Reading this thread is the first time I’ve laughed since last night.
     
  5. Danishfurniturelover

    Danishfurniturelover Cecil Poynton

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    Try looking down in the shower if you want a real laugh.
     
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  6. scaramanga

    scaramanga Erik Thorstvedt Staff Member

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    Something funny about the way your mum looks up and says "Please?"
     
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  7. Danishfurniturelover

    Danishfurniturelover Cecil Poynton

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    Nah something funny about that stump you got for a c*ck.
     
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  8. Seedy Ron

    Seedy Ron Simon Davies

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    Ah, Scara's fallen for the old "Chich's Mum / Chich dressed as his mum" switcheroo.
     
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  9. LemonadeMoney

    LemonadeMoney Jimmy Neighbour

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    At least we've got this play to look forward to.
     
  10. Jon

    Jon Chris Armstrong

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    Is it over yet?....
     
  11. SpurMeUp

    SpurMeUp Chris Perry

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    Just the interval.

    @Danishfurniturelover if you need to discuss some plot ideas or copy, you have a bevie of frustrated writers here at your disposal!
     
  12. Danishfurniturelover

    Danishfurniturelover Cecil Poynton

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    The is yet another rewrite as I am now making the character gay. I have spoken to a couple of people about the play and though I felt some resistance to my ideas, I do understand that no great art was ever produced the easy way.

    Struggles is part of all great artists lives.

    One thing also is that we went to see The Death of A Salesman at the young vic, my first time there actually got to say the most uncomfortable seats. But what I loved about it was how they made use of the space and the actors spoke some of the lines from the aisles. They did this to convey space and distance in the relationships of the characters.

    As the main character in the stalkers guide to ice cream has a poor relationship with his father something I may explore more as I am now making him gay. I think it would be great to make the father say all his lines from the back of the room. It may throw the audience off but so be it.

    If I could get to a proper big theatre I would love to the fathers character actually hanging above the stage in a box, it would symbolise the boxes we all put ourselves in when we do not open our minds(I also know a fetish club where the is such a cage that hangs from the ceiling that could work as well)
     
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    SpurMeUp Chris Perry

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    All sorts of awesome options. Could be a heckler (even seated in the stalls) that the audience finds out is the father.
     
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  14. Danishfurniturelover

    Danishfurniturelover Cecil Poynton

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    hmm

    Not sure, I dont hate it, but not sure.


    By the way I am now trying to dress the part of the play write. I wore a scarf today and I was not even cold and yes it was white.
     
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    Danishfurniturelover Cecil Poynton

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    I am having quite a lot of trouble getting anywhere to put on my production. I ask and ask, most places say you have to hand in a script first so they can tell your serious and then you need to prove you have a cast and the necessary funds to put on a production.

    Dont know how Shakespeare put up with it all.
     
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