[COMPLETE][FULL] Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare - kit

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Post by WiltedScribe » April 16th, 2019, 1:49 pm

Sonia, I listened to your recordings and can say they are PL OK! I like how you conveyed Overdone's flirtatious nature in her first scene with her terror at being arrested later on. Her confident nature takes quite a turn.

The narration is great, too. You're very lucky this play isn't filled with them (except for all those annoying "Lucio, aside to Isabella" ones). :P There's only one optional correction that you may want to make:

Act 1, scene iv: Missing "Lucio (within)."

I'm not sure if that omission was deliberate. I thought it might be good to distinguish Brad's voice as Lucio's here. But he's introduced soon after in a stage direction, so maybe it's not needed. It's up to you.
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Post by Hamlet » April 16th, 2019, 2:51 pm

It has occurred to me that I'm playing BOTH of the men who are whispering asides in II,ii. It's a good thing I'm planning on different voices.

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Post by Kitty » April 17th, 2019, 1:02 am

WiltedScribe wrote:
April 16th, 2019, 1:49 pm
The narration is great, too. You're very lucky this play isn't filled with them (except for all those annoying "Lucio, aside to Isabella" ones). :P There's only one optional correction that you may want to make:

Act 1, scene iv: Missing "Lucio (within)."

I'm not sure if that omission was deliberate. I thought it might be good to distinguish Brad's voice as Lucio's here. But he's introduced soon after in a stage direction, so maybe it's not needed. It's up to you.
no that wasn't deliberate, I really forgot to highlight this part in my prepared reading sheet. :? Thanks for the listen ! I inserted it now, just in case we need it. You're right, I think it's better to say it. (though with the many "Lucio asides" I'm not so sure :lol: )

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/measureformeasure_narrator_1_4.mp3
Recording time: 0:56 min.

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Post by Hamlet » April 17th, 2019, 10:23 am

I just discovered a small omission in the MW. The Provost has one line early in 2_1.

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Post by WiltedScribe » April 17th, 2019, 12:51 pm

Thanks for the edit, Sonia! Now all your narration is definitely PL OK. :thumbs:

Good catch regarding the Provost line, Brad. I missed it in my prep work. :oops: I'll add your files to the MW for Sonia to check.
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Post by Kitty » April 18th, 2019, 6:15 am

Hamlet wrote:
April 17th, 2019, 10:58 am
The provost's bits are short in the first two acts. Here they are, including the one line omitted from the MW.
so far the Provost is PL ok. :) He seems like a nicer character, unfortunately he has not as much to decide as Angelo. :? He would have shown mercy more readily.

Thanks

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Post by Kitty » April 22nd, 2019, 5:55 am

here is the very soft-spoken Mariana. I definitely tried to make her much softer than Isabella later on, but not as "stupidly meek" as Juliet. Let's hope it shines through enough to differentiate.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/measureformeasure_mariana_4_1.mp3
Recording time: 0:57 min.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/measureformeasure_mariana_4_6.mp3
Recording time: 0:14 min.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/measureformeasure_mariana_5_1.mp3
Recording time: 3:20 min.

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Post by Kitty » April 24th, 2019, 3:28 am

Hamlet wrote:
April 23rd, 2019, 7:40 am
Well, it's Shakespeare's birthday, so that is as good an excuse as any to finish the Provost's scenes.
I really, really like the Provost. He sounds like a genuine nice guy, and feels remorse about the job he has to do. Nicely done, Brad. All parts PL ok. :)

And belated happy birthday, Will :birthday:

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Post by Kitty » April 24th, 2019, 11:45 am

here is a start on Escalus, the three short scenes... he wasn't too good on my vocal chords :lol:

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/measureformeasure_escalus_1_1.mp3
Recording time: 0:52 min.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/measureformeasure_escalus_3_2.mp3
Recording time: 2:16 min.

https://librivox.org/uploads/kitty/measureformeasure_escalus_4_4.mp3
Recording time: 0:38 min.

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Post by Hamlet » April 24th, 2019, 1:44 pm

All I have left is Lucio, but it looks like work will be keeping me very busy until at least Sunday. So I'll be taking a break from the project until then.

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Post by WiltedScribe » April 24th, 2019, 1:53 pm

Hamlet wrote:
April 24th, 2019, 1:44 pm
All I have left is Lucio, but it looks like work will be keeping me very busy until at least Sunday. So I'll be taking a break from the project until then.

Brad
No worries, Brad. We're still a long way's from finishing, so you still have plenty of time.
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Post by WiltedScribe » April 24th, 2019, 10:16 pm

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