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Posts Tagged ‘dramatic play’

Day 301 October 28

In 5th line on October 28, 2009 at 8:07 am

“I was a fool, I know that now.”~~from the play “Phaeton and the Sun Chariot” in the anthology Nine Muses by Wim Coleman

Day 300 October 27

In 5th line on October 27, 2009 at 8:02 am

“Where dost thou lie thy head?”~~A Midsummer’s Night Dream  by William Shakespeare in the anthology Four Comedies

Mistaken intentions. Fairies. Sprites. And an ass. Who could ask for anything funnier?

Day 295 October 22

In 5th line on October 22, 2009 at 8:44 am

“It?”~~from the play How Gertrude Stormed the Philosopher’s Club by Martin Epstein in the anthology 20 One-Act Plays from 20 Years of the Humana Festival

Day 240 August 28

In 5th line on August 28, 2009 at 8:44 am

“”The air is cool.”~~from the play “Sing to Me Through Open Windows” by Arthur Kopit in the book The Day The Whores Came Out to Play Tennis & Other Plays

Like the title play!

Day 235 August 23

In 5th line on August 23, 2009 at 8:52 am

“FOR THIS IS THE AGE OF ANOMIE: A NEW LAW!”~~Angels in America: Perestroika by Tony Kushner

The finale of Angels in America: Millenium Approaches. Beautiful.

Day 234 August 22

In 5th line on August 22, 2009 at 8:47 am

“I’ve had many fathers, I owe my life to them, powerful, powerful men.”~~Angels in America: Millenium Approaches by Tony Kushner

Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama in 1993. A daring but beautiful play about AIDS.

Day 223 August 11

In 5th line on August 11, 2009 at 8:39 am

“And while you’re out grabbin it, true love’s screwin the guy next door.”~~from “The Woolgatherer” by William Mastrosimone in the anthology The Actor’s Scenebook

Day 222 August 10

In 5th line on August 10, 2009 at 8:35 am

“Anyway, George said he didn’t want to, and Daddy was saying ‘Come on, young man . . . what sort of son-in-law are you?”. . . and stuff like that.~~Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf  by Edward Albee

Day 221 August 9

In 5th line on August 9, 2009 at 8:26 am

“Do.”~~‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford

A study of the nature and consequences of an incestuous relationship.

Day 220 August 8

In 5th line on August 8, 2009 at 8:21 am

“You don’t understand anything!”~~from the Play “As Is” by William M. Hoffman in the anthology The Way We Live Now:American Plays & The AIDS Crisis

When I was a student at Northwestern, I took a summer class studying how the creative world of theater and the complex world associated with AIDS relate to each other. It was an interesting study of art and real-life drama. And with only three students in the class, we had a lot of one-on-one interaction with the professor and many heated debates.