Archive for: May, 2011

Uncategorized May 30, 2011

VOX HUMANA

O, how wonderful is the human voice! It is indeed the organ of the soul. The intellect of man sits enthroned visibly upon his forehead and in his eye; and the heart of man is written upon his countenance. But the soul reveals itself in the voice only, as God revealed himself to the prophet

Uncategorized May 22, 2011

TWISTS AND TURNS

A man is a bundle of relations, a knot of roots, whose flower and fruitage is the world. Ralph Waldo Emerson A retrospective compilation of my production of Knots for the Actors’ Company in 1973, featuring some rare documentary and rehearsal footage and part of the original score: Timberlake Wertenbaker’s translation of Sophocles’ Antigone premiered last

Uncategorized May 15, 2011

DANCE WE MUST

            The plot can be hot, simply teeming with sex             A gay divorcee who is after her ex             It could be Oedipus Rex             Where a chap kills his father              And causes

Uncategorized May 2, 2011

LIVING AND REHEARSING IN THE MOMENT

Bean has snuggled on the sofa beside me and is happy to let me stroke her head, from her nose, between her eyes, up over her head and down the back of her neck. She has no idea that she has featured in a number of my weekly postings, is a key figure in one