OPEN[PLAY]The Double Dealer by Congreve - thw

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Post by ToddHW » August 14th, 2020, 9:16 am

Cynthia might be a nice girl, and perhaps you are making a smart, rather than a witless, choice?

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Post by MManolakes » August 14th, 2020, 11:02 am

Gave the French a second try; we'll see if this is any closer.

Brisk, Act 1 (corrected), duration 5:01

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Post by Kitty » August 14th, 2020, 11:35 am

MManolakes wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 11:02 am
Gave the French a second try; we'll see if this is any closer.
Brisk, Act 1 (corrected), duration 5:01
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/doubledealer_brisk_1_128kb.mp3
yes, much less ambiguous and controversial now :thumbs: PL ok, thanks !

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Post by Kitty » August 16th, 2020, 10:31 am

MManolakes wrote:
August 16th, 2020, 10:21 am
Brisk, Act 2, duration 1:47
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/doubledealer_brisk_2_128kb.mp3
poor Brisk is probably the only one who loves about this feeble jokes :lol: you are so excellently silly in this performance (it's a compliment even if it may not sound like one), wonderful job, Mike, thank you so much.

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Post by richardjaspering » August 17th, 2020, 3:36 am

Has anyone claimed the role of Careless? I'd like to, if not. Thank you!

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Post by Kitty » August 17th, 2020, 3:59 am

richardjaspering wrote:
August 17th, 2020, 3:36 am
Has anyone claimed the role of Careless? I'd like to, if not. Thank you!
yay that makes us fully claimed, we were already waiting for a roguish bloke to play Careless. :mrgreen: Go for it, Richard !

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Post by adrianstephens » August 18th, 2020, 10:40 am

Mellefont, act 1, @ 6:57
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/doubledealer_mellefont_1_128kb.mp3

Nothing really happened. Perhaps something will happen in the next act.
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Post by ToddHW » August 18th, 2020, 10:53 am

Thank you.

Nothing happened? Isn't "may you live in interesting times" a curse?

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Post by Kitty » August 18th, 2020, 12:49 pm

adrianstephens wrote:Nothing really happened. Perhaps something will happen in the next act.
I need to cite a few sentences that I just heard you utter:
this morning she surprised me in my bed. [...] she omitted nothing that the most violent love could urge, or tender words express [...] then came the storm I feared at first, for, starting from my bed-side like a fury, she flew to my sword, and with much ado I prevented her doing me or herself a mischief. Having disarmed her, in a gust of passion she left me, and in a resolution, confirmed by a thousand curses, not to close her eyes till they had seen my ruin.
seriously, Adrian ! how much action do you need ? :shock: :lol:

And don't you worry, Mellefont will be cheated, abused, treated with suspicion, disinherited, flirted with, nearly raped, un-engaged from Cynthia and re-engaged to Cynthia in the next 4 acts. I guess you will find something interesting in there. :mrgreen:

As for Act 1: it's PL ok. Love the portrayal you're doing of Mellefont. Thanks !
ToddHW wrote:Nothing happened? Isn't "may you live in interesting times" a curse?
gotta love Terry Pratchett :9:

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Post by Kitty » August 19th, 2020, 11:24 am

MManolakes wrote:
August 19th, 2020, 10:49 am
Brisk, Act 3, duration 3:05
https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/doubledealer_brisk_3_128kb.mp3
those three have found and deserve each other :roll: :lol: Brisk must have been a hoot in the early days, I bet he was an audience favourite. You're really getting into character here, Mike...I dread how he will evolve till the end of the play if you go on at this rate :shock:

(looking forward to it too :mrgreen: )

Thanks, all PL ok :)

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » August 19th, 2020, 1:37 pm

“seriously, Adrian ! how much action do you need ? :shock: :lol:

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Post by adrianstephens » August 21st, 2020, 10:47 am

My Librivox-related YouTube series starts here: Part 0: Introduction. https://youtu.be/pMHYycgA5VU
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Part 15: Case Study (Poem) https://youtu.be/41sr_VC1Qxo
Part 16: Case Study 2 (Dramatic Reading) https://youtu.be/GBIAd469vnM

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