* 2007
COMEDY :

play

-- situations... and

characters --

monologues and scenes

themes

... images + web, video, audio*, and, etc.

2008 Stoppard and witty writing [ Poetics, Texture, Language ]

... Wilde is difficult to stage, because it's such a pleasure to hear?

... Aesthetics : New Adam must be ARTIST and "Dancing Jesus" ( Wilde' s answer to NietzscheS )

Theatre is a King's Fool of Philosophy : Too be too serious about oneself is stupid, Divine Dante, sir.

1. Wilde as a write, not just a playwright.

2. critic

3. Philosophy : "Man is a Style"; man is his creation (see PoMo).

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TOPICS: drama + comedy + postmodern + time + space + death + sex + resurrection + history + self + family + biblio
O, the Ghost of Commedia?! ...

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Stage Directing Theory
Directing Theory: pre-text, text and super-text
* compare w/Shakespeare (Shrew, 12th Night)
Theatre Theory Pages
Importance of Being Earnest play online
Oscar Wilde

google.com/group/acting2

2007 google.com/group/directing [ scenes/monologues list ]

... Wilde and the Postmodern : ID and Identity : Given Name/Number and my own Created Identity (Staged Existentialism).

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The Importance of Being Earnest

2007 : THR215 Dramatic Literature Class
acting - directing classes

... Jack and Algernon : "friends" idea

... 1. Why funny is funny?
2. Why we should laugh at ourselves?

From theatre
Old and Ne Greek comedy -- tradition, tradition, tradition!

dramaturgy and playwrighting (lessons)

Wilde's Glossary of Theatre and Life

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Theatre of Oscar Wilde

[ Wilde quotation machine : Oscar Wilde @ Amazon *