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Music, Blok, Gogol and “The Tempest”

In an article by James David Jacobs about Shakespeare and music he writes “The Tempest stands at the crossroads of theatrical history: between the Renaissance and the Baroque, between the Elizabethan theatre of the imagination and the Jacobean spectacle, between … Continue reading

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Attis, Blok and The Tempest

This morning finally developed┬áthe connection between the Tempest, Blok, The Fairground Booth and metamorphosis. A real step forward. The connection is made through the myth of Attis. Attis was preserved in a pine tree after he castrated himself after being … Continue reading

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The Fairground Booth and other projects – Progress and news

A number of projects under development and in various stages of preparation. First and foremost I have finally got around to developing computer graphics skills for a project for the Russian Theatre film series namely The Fairground Booth. This is … Continue reading

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The Fairground Booth – Development of project

Many days work on the project I have been planning for some time –“The Fairground Booth” or ‘The Puppet Show” by Alexander Blok. The play was first put on by Meyerhold in 1906 and I intend to revive a version … Continue reading

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