COMPLETE[PLAY]The Double Dealer by Congreve - thw

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Post by Kitty » October 19th, 2020, 12:53 am

wow that was a fast turn-around, Tomas, thank you so much ! And Careless is excellently portrayed, I bet you had fun to make fun of me in your wooing scene. I love the asides ! And what woman in her right mind would believe such over-honeyed compliments and love statements :lol: Brilliant comedy !

Everything PL ok.

Now looking forward to hearing it all in its entirety.

Todd: all 5 acts ready to edit !!!

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Post by ToddHW » October 20th, 2020, 10:31 am

All assembled. Now must groom all the sections to be ready for final PL.

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Post by ToddHW » October 20th, 2020, 2:52 pm

Acts 1, 2, 3 are ready for final PL.

A riot of confusion. Shame there are so few Congreves to do - you all sound like you are greatly enjoying yourselves!

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Post by Kitty » October 21st, 2020, 6:43 am

Just listened to Act 1, and wow it was hilarious. I especially love the scene when Brisk, Plyant and Froth come in. They are a perfectly silly trio :lol: (this was a compliment...)

Everybody was excellent in their roles !! Looking forward to the next act, but it may have to wait for tomorrow.

Only one edit to make:

> at 7:16: missed voice credit for Brisk

the rest perfectly edited :thumbs:

thanks !

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Post by ToddHW » October 21st, 2020, 6:52 am

Act 1 voice credit fixed. Ready for Spot PL.

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Post by Kitty » October 21st, 2020, 9:13 am

ToddHW wrote:
October 21st, 2020, 6:52 am
Act 1 voice credit fixed. Ready for Spot PL.
and PL ok now :) thanks

Sonia

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Post by ToddHW » October 21st, 2020, 6:18 pm

Act 4 is also ready for final PL.

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Post by ToddHW » October 22nd, 2020, 4:50 am

And, finally, Act 5 is ready too.

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Post by Kitty » October 22nd, 2020, 6:20 am

Finished Act 2, and wholly enjoyed it. I especially like Devorah as Lady Froth, so full of herself in her "précieuse ridicule" persona :lol: :thumbs: I also admit that I enjoyed Sir Paul being battered down with words by his good lady :mrgreen:

In all: everybody was great in their roles :thumbs:

My lady Plyant has a small edit to suggest, which Sir Paul will accept if he knows what's good for him:

> at 4:29-4:33: [He bows profoundly low, then kisses the glass.] – I would suggest to put this at 4:24, before Lady Froth say " nay, my lord, you shan’t kiss it so much", because the action would trigger the exclamation

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Post by ToddHW » October 22nd, 2020, 7:22 am

Yes, my little dumpling, yes, right away.

Ready for Spot PL.

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Post by Kitty » October 23rd, 2020, 1:05 am

ToddHW wrote:
October 22nd, 2020, 7:22 am
Yes, my little dumpling, yes, right away.
we'll talk about "dumpling" later...it's not fit for the forum.

Act 2 now Spot PL ok and Act 3 is also PL ok. Wonderfully entertaining, both the Plyant scene and the Froth scene :thumbs: Everybody is in their element here like a fish in water. :lol:

Short break, then I'll do the rest...

Sonia

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Post by Kitty » October 23rd, 2020, 4:07 am

Act 4 finally showed me the devilish plot between Maskwell and Lady Touchwood in execution :shock: Interesting how it all came out in the end. Some powerful scenes in her as well. I really enjoy this play. Too bad Congreve didn't have many more of those :(

One suggestion for improvement:

> at 45:30-45:34: [As she is going she turns back and smiles at him.] – I think this is better put at 45:20, before Mellefont says "Why by heaven she laughs, grins, points to your back" because also here, her actions trigger this exclamation

The rest perfectly assembled, as always !

And now for the dénouement...

Sonia

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Post by ToddHW » October 23rd, 2020, 4:54 am

Act 4 fixed as you suggest. Ready for Spot PL.

Thanks, Todd

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