File puptcrit/puptcrit.0412, message 183


Date: Fri, 24 Dec 2004 23:32:06 -0500
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Speaking of Punch and Judy & Peter/Wolf
To: puptcrit-driftline.org-AT-lists.driftline.org


I have said on several occasions, that I would be quite willing to take
murder out of Punch as soon as they are willing to take murder out of
Macbeth. Nancy
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Jimsan777-AT-aol.com>
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Sent: Friday, December 24, 2004 12:49 AM
Subject: [Puptcrit] Speaking of Punch and Judy & Peter/Wolf


> Re: changing Punch to something "Politically correct" for ignorant
viewers:
>
>
>      I sometimes get the same type reaction from "Peter and the Wolf."
One
> teacher wrote comments that I should "put the wolf in a crate instead of
> catching him by the tail."   Great idea.... a one man show, I'm   lucky to
contol
> rod puppets Peter and the wolf on stage at the same time, while I pull the
> noose on the rope with my left foot simultaneously catching the tale...
How the
> hell am I supposed to operate a crate?   Teachers can be dumb too.
Prokofiev
> didn't write it that way, and I don't perform it that way...It's funny
> catching the wolf by the tale, a crate would be stupid and
un-entertaining... Thanks
> for letting me get this off my chest.   Jim Gamble
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