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In addition to the New York Times news article linked above, there was a thought piece from Vox about the performance interruptions. Then the eminent critic and scholar Dr. Leiter re-posted and recommended something that had previously been re-posted and recommended in the strongest possible terms by the very distinguished classical actor Peter Page.
Matthews has been kind enough to give permission to re-post the entirety of this writing here. Many thanks to him for this extensive, fine-grained, and extraordinarily useful analysis. Julius Caesar in the park! First of all, can we please distinguish between the play and the production?
And can we also distinguish between free speech and corporate support? Let start with the second distinction first.
But sponsorship, whether corporate or individual, is voluntary. Any theatre that begs for corporate sponsorship knows exactly what it is doing, and knows both the upsides and the downsides. And any sponsor, corporate or individual, has every right to give, deny, or within limits withdraw its sponsorship.
Take a contrary hypothetical: Would you boycott that corporation? Or come to its defense? I think the question of government support is a little trickier, and overwhelmingly much more political.
But again, how would you feel if government support went overwhelmingly to those companies that equally overwhelmingly hired non-minority performers?
Perhaps that is even the case right now, or could be soon. Now about the play and the production. But you can challenge any individual production, it seems to me, on its specific invitation to topical readings. And what are the bases of such challenges?
I think there are a number, but we must always remember that no production actually wipes out the play text.
But betrayal of his intentions was the option that Shakespeare had to embrace when he co-created unfinished works of art and left them for his fellows and future generations to finish.
Yes, I still believe in the author and his intentions, as do most actors I know. Another might be the clear violation of the meaning of a critical part of the text, or of an action indicated by the text, without actually cutting or adding to it.
I suspect both responses are a little simplistic. Art has always tended to cross lines, and sometimes the consequences are positive and sometimes negative. A graphic staging of the murder of a character deliberately identified as Donald Trump even if his name is Caesar is indeed provocative.
Offensive to his supporters and even to some of his detractors, who nonetheless find the graphic representation of such an assassination unnecessarily provocative.
For the record, Queen Elizabeth I seems to have been more offended by an abdication scene of one of her predecessors and by his murder scene.This lesson analyzes the speech given by Mark Antony over Caesar's body in Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar.' Antony is faced with the challenge of winning the crowd over.
Julius Caesar's. More negative than either Dickey or Rosen, Virgil Whitaker () stresses the unheroic nature of both Antony’s life and death, contending that Antony dies a “strumpet’s fool” . Why is Anthony more successful than Brutus in winning over the crowd at Caesars Funeral?
Sandeep Chandegra 10S Why is Anthony more successful than Brutus in winning over the crowd at Caesars Funeral? There are many ways in which Anthony was more successful than Brutus in winning over the crowd.
Why is Mark Antony more .
But the old hero was a being who. was more human than humanity itself. that is no reason why we should become shorter by falling on our own.’” Sensibility is the definition of life.
is not a useless sentimentalism at all. When the author quotes, “he will be more sexually demanding, less devoted to the children, more fickle, more absorbed in outside affairs, less warm and romantic, less sociable, and more interested in some silly sporting events than you.
English Coursework - Julius Caesar Why is Mark Antony more successful than Brutus in winning over the crowd at Caesar's Funeral? There are various reasons as to why Mark Antony was more successful than Brutus in winning over the plebeians.