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Post by Kitty » June 3rd, 2018, 4:45 am

ToddHW wrote:
June 3rd, 2018, 2:25 am
I have accepted all your excellent suggestions. Thank you!
thank you, Todd, for the great assembling. :) All PL ok now. The first play in this collection is finished :9:

Sonia

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Post by ZamesCurran » June 4th, 2018, 11:40 am

ToddHW wrote:
June 2nd, 2018, 11:28 am
but this way the reader gets to suffer the same sense of frustration as the master and Mistress by listening to "Master, to the Parlourmaid" "Parlourmaid, to the Master" "Mistress, to the Cook" "Cook to the Mistress" etc etc over and over again....
Reminds me of one play where I read the stage directions, where one character always had some adverb assigned to her speech:
Miss Smith (softly): ...
Miss Smith (angrily): ...
Miss Smith (annoyed): ...
Miss Smith (solemnly): ...
Miss Smith (happily):...

The other characters not so much, but her, nearly every time. (I wonder if the playwright knew who would be cast, and thought she needed help...)
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"A Day Well Spent" - (origin of "Hello Dolly", in One Act 11)

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Post by benderca » June 4th, 2018, 11:49 am

ZamesCurran wrote:
June 4th, 2018, 11:40 am
Reminds me of one play where I read the stage directions, where one character always had some adverb assigned to her speech:
Miss Smith (softly): ...
Miss Smith (angrily): ...
Miss Smith (annoyed): ...
Miss Smith (solemnly): ...
Miss Smith (happily):...

The other characters not so much, but her, nearly every time. (I wonder if the playwright knew who would be cast, and thought she needed help...)
Ha! The playwright probably cast his trophy girlfriend, with no acting experience... 😄😄😄

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » June 4th, 2018, 1:15 pm

benderca wrote:
June 4th, 2018, 11:49 am
ZamesCurran wrote:
June 4th, 2018, 11:40 am
Reminds me of one play where I read the stage directions, where one character always had some adverb assigned to her speech:
Miss Smith (softly): ...
Miss Smith (angrily): ...
Miss Smith (annoyed): ...
Miss Smith (solemnly): ...
Miss Smith (happily):...

The other characters not so much, but her, nearly every time. (I wonder if the playwright knew who would be cast, and thought she needed help...)
Ha! The playwright probably cast his trophy girlfriend, with no acting experience... 😄😄😄
Or he was just thinking about his cocker spaniel...

“Miss Smith (fetchingly):”
"Sorry, my tongue got in the way of my eye-tooth, and I couldn't see what I was saying..."
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Post by Foon » June 5th, 2018, 5:33 am

Foon wrote:
May 31st, 2018, 7:27 am
May I claim:


Miss Harriet Cotton in A Day Well Spent
&
Rosa in The Far-away Princess

Hi there! I posted this last week but I think it's gotten buried under posts about another play. Would love to contribute to these plays. :)
Foon - Please correct my pronunciation!

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Post by Kitty » June 5th, 2018, 5:37 am

Foon wrote:
June 5th, 2018, 5:33 am
Foon wrote:
May 31st, 2018, 7:27 am
May I claim:
Miss Harriet Cotton in A Day Well Spent
&
Rosa in The Far-away Princess
Hi there! I posted this last week but I think it's gotten buried under posts about another play. Would love to contribute to these plays. :)
oops, sorry about this. I'm quite sure James and Tomas will be happy for your interest. So I'll sign you up right away. Have fun ! :)

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Post by Foon » June 5th, 2018, 9:43 am

Here are the lines for Rosa (The Far-away Princess)


https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/farawayprincess_rosa_sudermann_128kb.mp3
Foon - Please correct my pronunciation!

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Post by ToddHW » June 5th, 2018, 4:33 pm

Thank you.

Todd

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Post by Foon » June 6th, 2018, 4:58 am

Foon - Please correct my pronunciation!

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Post by ToddHW » June 6th, 2018, 5:23 am

Thank you.

Todd

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Post by ChuckW » June 7th, 2018, 12:13 pm

Could I get an extension on all my roles? Sorry, still have summer allergies and can't record right now.
Trying to finish all of my remaining projects before taking a brief hiatus from LV.

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Post by mightyfelix » June 17th, 2018, 10:24 pm

Here is Mizzle!

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/daywellspent_mizzle_oxenford_128kb.mp3

I had lots of fun with this role. I think Mizzle sees himself as the only sane person around... And personally, I think he's right!

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Post by mightyfelix » June 18th, 2018, 11:42 am

Oh, I forgot to mention, but there was one line in there (Mizzle) that I gave you two versions of. I couldn't decide which one I liked, so I just decided to let you decide! :wink:

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Post by ChuckW » June 20th, 2018, 12:49 pm

Trying to finish all of my remaining projects before taking a brief hiatus from LV.

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Post by mightyfelix » June 20th, 2018, 1:06 pm

Thanks. I will PL Basil when I come back, Sunday or Monday at the earliest.

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