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AMERICAN FOOTBALL


Harold pinter wrote the following poem as a comment on the Gulf War and the USA involvement in it.
It was rejected for publication by the Independent, the Observer, the Guardian (on the grounds it was ‘a family newspaper’), the New York Review of Books and the London Review of Books. 230 more words

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What’s on YouTube !?!

On my Theatre Weekends in NYC I tend to watch 4 or 5 plays, which I spread out over the next month or so under the guise of One-Play-Per-Week. 410 more words

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《捉你生日快樂》

Judas: 《捉你生日快樂》錯把品特作品客

《捉你生日快樂》,Dr Peter Jordan導演、Harold Pinter的劇本,藝君子劇團主辦,Judas 看的是4/7/2014 8pm的場次(首場)。

一開場,潘劍秋飾演的Petey上場,他該是個六十歲的沙灘用品店店主。但他一上場,不論身段、語氣,都不是一位六十歲老人家。而他的妝容,更像是中學生 戲劇匯演的水平;而黃釗鑫所飾的Meg,更是以上各項都不恰當;再來由尹偉程所飾的應該是最年輕的Stanley(“Meg: Wake that boy.”),卻像是三人之中最老的,而Stan應該在第一場已表露出他的身份不簡單(在和Meg調情中間突然說出”who do you think you’re talking to?”,現在卻輕輕帶過。

三人的互動更是奇怪,第一場是確立屋主和租客的關係,三名演員演來毫無層次,節奏感亦付諸闕如,這可以由Petey和Stanley對於Meg堅稱小屋是 在「推薦名單上」一節見到,由於二人只是重覆「一定係」,「係囉」之類的說話,以為是fillers,卻留意不到其中的懷疑、嘲諷等等,明顯地完全放棄了 Pinter話中的機鋒,誠是可惜。

李鎮洲及宋本浩上場後,節奏稍稍好一點(起碼有),二人一入屋便take over了guesthouse成了主人、以及盤問Stanley都逼出壓力。但五人在派對的交流,都是以Goldberg(李鎮洲飾演)為主, 因為他太搶了,所以焦點只可以在他身上。而台位調度,亦將所有人「駛開」,只留下他和Lulu在表演。這其實是個奇怪處理,因為這是Stan的生日派對,而他亦在派對後做成突變,但現在的處理上卻留下他一個在一旁「冇戲做」,其實是個浪費。 27 more words

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I KNEW KENSAL GREEN BEFORE ITS RISE


I KNEW KENSAL GREEN BEFORE ITS RISE
I knew Kensal Rise, or is that Kensal Green
When upward mobile and genteel
Were hardly to be seen… 156 more words

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Writing something new. Should we embrace influence or fear it?

David Hare has despaired over modern plays with short rhythmic dialogue all being done of the name Harold Pinter. He warns off why anyone would try and write like Brecht or Beckett because they had perfected their style. 342 more words

Dosas at Woodlands – or the three pink cows

I have a theory called the pink cow syndrome. It says that ‘If I see a pink cow with blue horns in the morning and I see another one in the afternoon, then I would surely see one more by the time I would go to bed.’ 263 more words

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In Bruges: The Review

Director: Martin McDonagh
Cast: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clemence Poesy, Jordan Prentice
Plot: Two hitmen are sent to Bruges to await their next orders, unaware that when the call finally comes through, it will challenge their friendship. 650 more words

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