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Theater (1987) 18 (3): 30–34.
Published: 01 November 1987
...James Magruder Copyright © THEATER 1987 1987 THREE GAGS IN LUDLAM JAMES MAGRUDER an the critic accurately separate satire from parodp of a luau hostess...
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Theater (1987) 18 (3): 21–29.
Published: 01 November 1987
... that “in alongside the satellite and trigger the sewing of the plastic covers was United the end everything is a gag,” I could not switch, which would spin past them for States Senator Jake Garn of Utah, along help but imagine his little tramp in the a brief moment every 30 seconds as the for the ride on what...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 52–61.
Published: 01 November 1992
... social, political, psychological, storyboards for the two plays. They were full of elaborate philosophical, and no doubt cosmological gold? And the gags and precise physical comedy, all in all an intricate and ultimate question: if he did succeed, how did he do it? How well-oiled farce machine...
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Theater (1987) 18 (3): 43–46.
Published: 01 November 1987
... Her- heavily camped, sometimes a la Mae nani sixty years earlier. Jarry’s play West. The production is filled with low took only one word - the infamous comedy, one liners, gags...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 62–66.
Published: 01 November 1992
... with the globe of because the remote control is being operated by someone the world. Both gags mock the thirst for power by they can’t see. One clown responds by rhythmically physicalizing the subconscious of a tyrant. For Chaplin’s smashing himself in the head with his juggling clubs...
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Theater (1968) 1 (3): 21–30.
Published: 01 November 1968
... and sight gags, mostly old familiar ones. There will be running gags: A hand comes out of a trap door on the stage; twice it is stepped on and retreats; the third time it comes back with a revolver and shoots the offending foot. At least a fourth of the performance will be given in a language unknown...
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Theater (1984) 15 (3): 65–68.
Published: 01 November 1984
... is not playing the part of the husband himself when he steps in to demonstrate a couple of slapstick gags which, in his hands are so hilarious as to top- ple the serious balance of the play. In one scene, the husband and wife are playing cards when she first drops a clanger about her new...
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Theater (1993) 24 (2): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 1993
..., says, AMALIAWell, it sounds cruel. “It is his rightSure. And the crazy person is Burt raises his arms. The others gag and cover their noses. Dionysia Playwrigh ts World Festival (right) and Yale Cabaret (opposite). They drink...
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Theater (1987) 18 (3): 49–53.
Published: 01 November 1987
... on only about fif- The Flying reigning loony that winter was “Swami teen dollars a week, I always gave the Karamazov X,” who supposedly had been a Holly- Karamazovs at least a quarter: the Brothers. wood gag-writer before...
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Theater (1985) 16 (2): 97–103.
Published: 01 May 1985
... was the first to get up own, the brothers became, as one wit put it, can still be perceived. Anatoly was the prick- and say: Get rid of all this blankety-blank the fraternity Cain and Cain. Anatoly had lier of the two, a clever rhymester, full of piss rubbish!” It was a feeble gag, but the au- just...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 1992
... lyrics, Bendow in his Bendow. By the time he had finished with it, little of lavender decor singing to a mixed cabaret public a song Courteline was left under the ad libs and such surrealist referred to as a "proscribed anthem" and usually heard gags as a fish with electrically...
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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 1978
..., then is [Author’s Note: The play as originally written seen anything of “Chub” Holt. They exit, the same old coach): had a lot of funny gags. For instance, the each going out in the same direction he came Men, I will add just a few words to those in- Weakfih used to appear in the last act and the from...
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Theater (1978) 9 (2): 63–65.
Published: 01 May 1978
... Her father made them gag her lovely mouth. is sick of the eagles’ banquet. She pities He was afraid she would curse this house. the unborn young and the shivering mother.” Cry death, cry death, but may the good prevail...
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Theater (2014) 44 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., mouths gagged and arms bound with white cloth: a rep- 72 f ly i n g c i rc u s p ro j e c t 2013 resentation of Burma’s sixty-­four years under military rule. Then came a second act: a live panel discussion that lasted over...
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Theater (1969) 2 (2): 69–71.
Published: 01 May 1969
.... The Scene: A cellar. The stage is divided, so that we see a man tied-up and gagged on a cot on one side. The audience can only see him from the neck down. A partially bricked-up wall divides his cell from the rest of the cellar. He is about to be buried alive by his wife Mia. His name is Sam...
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Theater (1988) 19 (2): 88–89.
Published: 01 May 1988
..., Kathleen, “States’ Great Magruder, James. “Three Gags in example in the mystical vein - was particu- larly marred by the actors’ inability to SUS- Reckonings in Little Rooms” (book Ludlam” (essay),Vol. 18, no. 3, p. 30. tain emotion.- The carnivalesque-set and review), Val. 18, no. 2, p...
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Theater (1968) 1 (2): 69–71.
Published: 01 May 1968
.... The Scene: A cellar. The stage is divided, so that we see a man tied-up and gagged on a cot on one side. The audience can only see him from the neck down. A partially bricked-up wall divides his cell from the rest of the cellar. He is about to be buried alive by his wife Celia. His name is Sam...
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Theater (1992) 23 (3): 67–69.
Published: 01 November 1992
...) deserted ‘island castle, an Addam’s Family-like The abundance of bawdy theatrical gags helps to direct summer home maintained by two unfaithful servants (one a audience members’ attention to what is often thought of lecherous hunchback, the other, a lumpy, thieving woman but rarely expressed...
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Theater (1987) 18 (3): 6–12.
Published: 01 November 1987
... happened is that they have its own jokes, its gags and counter-gags. crow - is a crow. There is a kind of sur- rediscovered what was perhaps not very It developed little by little: 20 minutes, realist touch which is full of fantasy in well understood in his lifetime - that then 25 minutes, until...
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Theater (2008) 38 (3): 111–139.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... and with an evil grin, nod to each other, and disappear again. From above the screen, an apple With it, the clowns gag linda and bind her to the pops out, hanging by a string from the end of a chair. They lift her, chair...