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By Plautus

ISBN-10: 2081336650

ISBN-13: 9782081336650

Amphitryon half guerroyer contre les Téléboens. Son épouse, los angeles vertueuse Alcmène, attend son retour avec impatience. Mais Jupiter, séduit par ses charmes, l. a. dupe en prenant les features de l'absent. De son côté, Mercure, le messager de Jupiter, s'amuse à faire douter de sa propre life Sosie, dont il a également pris l'apparence. L'avare Euclion n'a qu'une obsession: mettre en lieu sûr l'"aululaire", une marmite remplie d'or. Que les prétendants se le tiennent pour dit: il ne dépensera pas un sou pour marier sa fille ! Pyrgopolinices, soldat fanfaron, a enlevé los angeles jeune fiancée de Pleusiclés. Les deux amants pourront-ils un jour se retrouver ? Par likelihood, un esclave rusé veille sur eux et rivalisera d'invention pour ridiculiser le ravisseur... Ces comédies virevoltantes, Plaute les a écrites pour un public populaire avide de dépaysement et de rebondissements. Près de deux mille ans plus tard, Molière s'inspirera de ces quiproquos improbables.

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No, no, it wasn’t a mistake when I eventually did it. I have been offered films, and I look at a script and I think, “There’s nothing for me to play. Why do they want me for this? ” I love films. I love watching them. I love good film acting, but I can’t do it. ” I said, “Sure! ” She said, “Woody doesn’t send scripts,” and I said, “In that case, no. Thanks and Happy New Year and all that stuff. ” and I explained. He said, “Ring her back! This is your opportunity. ’ This time you won’t get a chance to read it.

I didn’t win a Tony because I was brilliant; I won a Tony because I did exactly what that extraordinary artist had asked. Then I did other things. I married Robert and got pregnant with Sam, and in 1969 we went down to the Florida Keys for our honeymoon. Everyone had said, “What a ridiculous play! It’s so surrealistic. ” The opera singer played by Maggie Leighton at the beginning was blind in one eye and eventually blind in two, because she used to compete with the cocaloony birds down at the wharf for fish and they’d pecked out her good eye.

Caldwell: I think at the base of it, it’s all the same. The truth is the same. It’s just that, deep in my bloodstream, I am a theater actor. That’s what I really thrive on, but it’s a marvelous discipline for me to be smaller for television or for film. Maybe I’ll be marvelous when I’m eighty. I’ll suddenly come into my own because I’ll be so tired, all my energy will have gone, and they’ll say, “My God, she’s so marvelous on film. ” Interviewer: Is there a difference between performing in a Broadway house, on a proscenium stage with the largeness of a Broadway house, and performing in a regional theater in a small or alternative-type space or stage?

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