COMPLETE[PLAY]Love is the Best Doctor by Moliere - thw

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Post by Kitty » October 9th, 2017, 11:05 am

bluechien wrote:Sonia, do you know if they would have used extras for this or was that little core cast expected to be able to do ballets as needed?
if you check out the dramatis personae at page 144, there they state how the ballet was organised. Seems the main cast was only actors, but they had a separate ballet and singing group. Apparently the servant and the 4 physicians are also dancing in the first entry, the quack is singing in the second entry with a group dancing around him. So some minor characters were in the ballet.

Must have been something to watch back then.

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Post by leanneyauyau » October 9th, 2017, 6:13 pm

Hello, may I claim Lucretia? I believe she only has the one line.
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Post by ToddHW » October 9th, 2017, 6:18 pm

Thank you. Notice the warning that both Lucinde and Lucretia use LUC abbreviation in stage directions!

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Post by DrPGould » October 9th, 2017, 8:55 pm

May I claim M. Bahis?

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Post by bluechien » October 9th, 2017, 8:56 pm

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Post by ToddHW » October 10th, 2017, 3:25 am

Thank you both.

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Post by Kitty » October 10th, 2017, 8:33 am

bluechien wrote:Well, I did not expect to record yet, but I ended up recording Lisette. For PL, then! She was an even more fun character than I thought.
I agree, playing Molière’s witty servants (male or female) is always one of the funniest parts in the plays. 8-)

You played her excellently and I absolutely love your multiple ways of saying “a husband” in Act 1, :mrgreen: especially the one where you speak a bit deeper, you sound really annoyed. :thumbs:

All three Acts perfectly PL ok

Only a very small note: in Act 1 at 2:37 and in Act 3 at 0:11, you did not leave much editing space for Todd. :wink: Nothing you need to redo though, just pointing it out. In all the other parts there’s really enough space to spare and on these two spots, I dare say he will manage.

thanks Eva ! Glad to hear you again in one of our plays. :9:

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Post by bluechien » October 10th, 2017, 8:58 am

Kitty wrote:I agree, playing Molière’s witty servants (male or female) is always one of the funniest parts in the plays. 8-)
I had no idea, what a great surprise -- he gave her so much to do.

Thank you Sonia!
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Post by leanneyauyau » October 11th, 2017, 1:04 am

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Post by Kitty » October 11th, 2017, 6:25 am

ok, this was quite a short appearance. I wonder why Molière created so many short roles to only appear in one act. :hmm:

Neverthless, well acted, you play her very prim and strict, and considering what she is proposing, this is quite fitting. :D

Only one tiny thing, Todd always wants the entire voice credit spoken by the reader, so we need not edit in the narrator to say these bits

> could you please say: “Lucretia, Sganarelle's niece, read by Leanne Yau”

thanks

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Post by leanneyauyau » October 11th, 2017, 6:27 am

Kitty wrote:
ok, this was quite a short appearance. I wonder why Molière created so many short roles to only appear in one act. :hmm:

Neverthless, well acted, you play her very prim and strict, and considering what she is proposing, this is quite fitting. :D

Only one tiny thing, Todd always wants the entire voice credit spoken by the reader, so we need not edit in the narrator to say these bits

> could you please say: “Lucretia, Sganarelle's niece, read by Leanne Yau”

thanks

Sonia

Will get on that later today. How do you pronounce Sganarelle?
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Post by Kitty » October 11th, 2017, 6:31 am

leanneyauyau wrote:Will get on that later today. How do you pronounce Sganarelle?
hmmm ok, the initial "Sgan" is the sound you would say in the sentence: "I saw his gun". So really no vowel in front or between S and G. The final 'e' is not pronounced: only Sgan-a-rel. If you want a French stress, you stress on the final syllable. sgan-a-REL

But, you know Todd doesn't care a bit for this :mrgreen:

good luck !

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Post by alanmapstone » October 11th, 2017, 9:30 am

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Post by Kitty » October 11th, 2017, 9:51 am

Alan, you seem to have been predestined for this role. :thumbs: This really long monologue has been excellently performed here. I can see Todd, Chris, Philip and myself bickering like crazy among ourselves, and then you show up and admonish us like a stern head-teacher his wayward pupils. :mrgreen:

Also no errors in the text.

Only note here, same as for Leanne: for the voice credit, could you please say: Monsieur Filerin, a physician, read by Alan Mapstone

thanks !

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