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Title: Clowning Around. 'Moliere’s Scapin' adapted by Scott Witt. State Theatre Company with Queensland Theatre Company. [review]
Authors: Bramwell, Murray Ross
Keywords: Theatre Reviews
Drama Reviews
Theatre
Drama
Dunstan Playhouse
Moliere
The Rascalities of Scapin
Italian Commedia dell’Arte troupes
Dean Hills
Fritz Freleng
Paul Blackwell
Michael Habib
Andy McDonell
Bryan Proberts
Caroline Mignone
Justin Moore
Adam Couper
Issue Date: Dec-2003
Publisher: Adelaide Review
Citation: Bramwell, Murray 2003. Clowning Around. Review of 'Moliere’s Scapin' adapted by Scott Witt. 'The Adelaide Review', December, no.243, 25.
Abstract: Director Scott Witt, in this joint production for State Theatre and QTC, has freely adapted the original and given the Scapin actor ideas above his station. He longs for the seriousness of tragedy and much of the text parodies Hamlet, as the frustrated player endlessly tries to subvert the performance with the histrionics of high art. It is an amusing idea - in fact, a theme common to Daffy Duck - but it is not enough to sustain two hours on the main stage and that is where this production has its difficulties.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/61
ISSN: 0815-5992
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