I do not think tha Anatoly is mad enough to write anything good.
Still reading his webpages.
Waiting is therefore a condition of man; it involves an acceptance both of death and of life. [ Self ]
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"Thinking about a show" vs. "directing a show"... (web and internet)
2006: Total Directing
The Broken Window: Beckett's Dramatic Perspective by Jane Alison Hale; Purdue University Press, 1987 : In Beckett's drama, on the other hand, the only point of view available to the dramatist and the spectators is as partial as that of the characters; we move along with them in the fragmented time and space that compose their universe, and while we may see them from a different perspective than that from which they see themselves, our vision is no more reliable nor stable than theirs.For we are observing people drifting purposelessly through the same undefinable, formless time and space that we ourselves inhabit; in our age, there exist no others. [17-18]
[ Bakhtin? "Dostoevsky's Poetics" ]
... When limits are vague and constantly eroding, "here" and "there" and "now" and "then" become confused; continual movement, or "déplacement," which is the primary characteristic of Beckett's (and our) conception of space and time, impedes perception, whose prerequisite is stability.  POMO?
Unities: Beckett has indeed broken radically with the classical unities in order to create images of a new kind of time and space in his drama.His plays, however, have often been described as classical in their own right.
* In Beckett audience is on stage. On the set. (Should the curtain in the house be up? Let them feel uncomfortable. Or to raise the courtain at the end -- you are on stage. After the final words "Lets go.") [from Book of Spectator]
And the house lights are up -- actors "do not move" (script).
Curtain call... how? As no curtain call at all!
Something is missing... Strong directorial choices are a must!
* Scenes (and monologues) for directing and acting classes (list, comments for students).
Virtual 3 Sisters
Rising moon. Evening into night: clowds (video) -- how slow?
Is this screen against the play (story)?
Montage in it's principle (Kuleshev Effect) is "absurd" (unrelated shots combined by our need for logic). "Collage" in postmodern.
Eisenstein writes about "neutrality" of shots. How accidental is association?
"Chaos Theory" and pomo mind (cinema mentality = film century). POV topics?
Is it "audience oriented" piece? Almost "readers theatre"?
"Beckett in Alaska" (paper?)
... [Another] story has Beckett rejecting the advances of a prostitute on the rue Godot de Mauroy only to have the prostitute ask if he was saving himself for Godot. ***
Beckett & Internet: not only about the presence of B. and "About B." on the web, but the nature of performance/act of webbing/surfing. "Waiting for Godot" -- search. Chaos -- WWW.
vTheatre = web as a new performance medium?
As well as a spectator.
Themes pages in script.vtheatre.net
And think about us, USA 2006...
About myself, about Anatoly...
My journey to Godot:
[ image ] Oedipus
3 Sisters revisited: "waiting theme" or "waiting game"?
Vershinin and Vladimir? Baron and Estragon? No kidding?
Beckett and Joyce (dream project).
"Before Beckett" and "After Beckett" (Pinter, Mamet and the usual suspects).
"The End of Theatre" -- take it seriously!
So things may change No answer End No answer I may choke No answer Sink No answer Sully the mud no more No answer The dark No answer Trouble the peace no more No answer The silence No answer Die No answer DIE screams I MAY DIE screams I SHALL DIE screams Good - How it is
Theatre UAF. 3rd dress. Tara Maginnis (costumes & photos) * April 5.2006 (some are in shows.vtheatre.net/godot/pix directory) * act one
British comedy tradition:Moon is postmodern, seen only when there is light to fall on it.
Albatross From: Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl
Salesman: (shouting) Albatross....albatross....albatross.... albatross....albatross...albatross....albatross....albatross
Man: Two good humors please.
Salesman: I haven't got any good humors, I've just got this bloody albatross....(shouts) Albatross
Man: What flavor is it?
Salesman: It's a bird mate, it's a bloody bird, it's not any bloody flavor....(shouts) Albatross
Man: It's got to be some flavor, I mean everything's got a flavor.
Salesman: All right, it's blood albatross flavor, it's bloody sea bloody bird bloody flavor.... (shouts) Albatross
Man: Do you get wafers with it?
Salesman: Course you don't get bloody wafers with it, it's a bloody albatross isn't it...(shouts) Albatross
Man: I'll have two please.
Salesman: I've only got one you cocksucker....(shouts) Albatross....albatross.... albatross....albatross
[ in class ]
2006: Theatre & Film godot'06[ Two clowns : Hamlet : R/G are Dead ]
But how would we know about sun, if not that insivivble without light matter in space.
But what there is no matter, space only?
Oh, yes, 100 years since Beckett's birth.... Time to write Director's Notes.
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next season: Post Beckett = Pinter + Mamet