In Oz we no longer cringe but we do acknowledge. This is a multi
cultural society, with pockets of Poms, but we keep them in check.
They have their soccer clubs and Morris Dancing.
2008/9/30 Roger Day <[log in to unmask]>:
> Only because the grant-maintained theatre in this country gives
> English luvviedom a permanent home in Shakespeare Heritage Land. And
> the globe is sponsored heritage, almost as bad, no it's worse because
> it's a damn sight more conservative, if that could be at all possible.
> (yeah, I can already see the howla) The rest of us are indoctrinated
> to this crap at birth. Oh, look, there's Shakespeare the Genius. Bah,
> humbug. Yeah, more like Shakespeare the Patriot. Stand up straight and
> shoot the French, son.
> And you there in Oz, stop cringing at the Great White European
> Theatre. Get on with something more interesting.
> The Globe. Really, not many are interested in it these days, not many
> care. As for the Qabbalistic stuff. Meh. For specialists specialising
> in belly-button fluff.
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 4:45 AM, Alison Croggon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Mind you, Yates is still pretty essential reading if you're interested
>> in this stuff. And it doesn't detract from my main point, which is
>> that these ideas still play richly in contemporary theatre.
> My Stuff: http://www.badstep.net/
> "I began to warm and chill
> to objects and their fields"
> Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds