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Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) - Ann-Marie MacDonald
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
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In this exuberant comedy and original revision of Shakespeare's Othello and Romeo and Juliet -- Constance Ledbelly, a drab and dusty academic, deciphers a cryptic manuscript she believes to be the original source for the tragedies, and is transported into the plays themselves. She visits... show more
In this exuberant comedy and original revision of Shakespeare's Othello and Romeo and Juliet -- Constance Ledbelly, a drab and dusty academic, deciphers a cryptic manuscript she believes to be the original source for the tragedies, and is transported into the plays themselves. She visits Juliet and Desdemona, has a hand in saving them, and finds out what these women are about. In true Shakespearean spirit, Constance plunders the plays and creates something new, all the while engaging in a personal voyage of self-discovery. With an abundance of twists, fights, dances, seductions, and wild surprises, the play is an absolute joy of theatricality.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780802135773 (0802135773)
ASIN: 802135773
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 88
Edition language: English
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4.0 Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet / Anne Marie MacDonald
I attended a performance of this play last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was a joint presentation of Handsome Alice (a feminist theatre troop) and The Shakespeare Company here in Calgary. There was a large contingent of high school students in the audience, and judging from their response, it...
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