Comments on: The Complete Works, New Orleans Style http://shakespeareontheroad.com/the-complete-works-new-orleans-style/ celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on a road trip to 14 Shakespeare festivals all around North America in one remarkable summer Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:58:47 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 By: Janet http://shakespeareontheroad.com/the-complete-works-new-orleans-style/#comment-18 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:29:43 +0000 http://shakespeareontheroad.com/?p=366#comment-18 from RNJ. Thank you for sharing your response to the humour and delight that parody of the texts can give to a broad spectrum of audience member Shakespeare experiences.

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By: Janet http://shakespeareontheroad.com/the-complete-works-new-orleans-style/#comment-17 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:26:09 +0000 http://shakespeareontheroad.com/?p=366#comment-17 I saw the London production of Abridged, and was most impressed by the extreme contrast between the unfolding parody of the stage performance and the 19th C pros-arch stage itself (and the theatre that encased the two). The beautiful architecture and decoration of the theatre gave the audience a feeling of by-gone
elegance which quickly dissipated when every vaudeville “boobs” joke flowed effortlessly from the Nurse

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