[Milton-L] PL BALL photos uploaded recently
tlindall at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 16:02:05 EST 2010
Go for it! I recommend that all universities have that hot program. Young
people LOVE the serious recitations. They just do not get to hear it because
people do not think they will care about it, so they do not book it. BELIEVE
and your eyes shall be opened. SEEK and ye shall find! I wonder who said
that? Here is what some young play writers and composers and actors did at
the WAH Center during our Milton Festival:
In the end chorus is a resounding show tune sung by the entire cast
"Love Him, He's Your God!" Put some of your material on Youtube!
The end chorus
On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 2:06 PM, Nairba Sirrah <nairbasirrah at msn.com> wrote:
> You're right, Milton is "no bore" Terrance...everytime I perform Book II
> from memory the crowd goes crazy when I'm done.
> Sometimes I've held audiences of 400+ people, and after 60 minutes of 17th
> century England-speak, no-one has ever walked out. One time I even got
> screams for an "encore!"....good thing I had the opening Satan speech from
> Book IV memorized too.
> I really hope I can get universities to hire me so I can spread the word
> that "Paradise Lost" performed by a solitary actor is just as exciting as an
> hour of Shakespeare performed by 10...especially when Satan has his
> confrontation with Sin and Death at the gates of Hell : )
> Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 13:08:52 -050"
> From: tlindall at gmail.com
> To: milton-l at lists.richmond.edu
> Subject: [Milton-L] PL BALL photos uploaded recently
> You can play them as a slide show. Shows Milton is no bore, but a "with it"
> kind of guy, even today and far into the future! God Bless the old guy! God
> Bless John Milton! God Bless us Everyone! Merry Christmas!
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