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The opposite of people

“We’re actors – we’re the opposite of people!”

So stated the character called The Player in Tom Stoppard’s play Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, a fabulous production my family saw this past weekend at the… 482 more words

Faith

Top 10: Best Movie Dialogue of All-Time

We haven’t had a CineFix list in a while; my favorite place for YouTube movie lists.  As a “word person” myself, I firmly believe the best films begin with the best scripts.  157 more words

Movies

Week 1 - 2018

I’m just starting 2018. And it’s already March. I am so far behind. Week 1 covers January 1 – 7. As always, your feedback is greatly encouraged. 795 more words

What I Read

Hope for humanity in Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. Just how dead are they? A fateful misstep need not be a fatal mistake.

Hope for humanity in Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.

Just how dead are they?  A fateful misstep need not be a fatal mistake. 5,508 more words

Literature

Review: Hamnet at the Peacock/Abbey - Dublin Theatre Festival

Hamnet, as the play’s programme informs us, is just one letter away from greatness. It’s a predicament that haunts the play’s central character, Hamnet Shakespeare, who is based on the real-life son of William Shakespeare. 783 more words

Play Time: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a classic contemporary play by Tom Stoppard, which follows Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters, courtiers in Hamlet, as they are called to the palace to find out what’s wrong with the Prince, and then sent to deliver a message to the king of England. 1,346 more words

Reading

Fratricide

A task from the King!

Play’s the thing
Catch the conscience
Of the King

And his bride!

Spend your time
For a while
For hope’s supply… 695 more words