Lina.Hawkins at BERLITZGLOBALNET.COM
Mon Jan 22 19:24:20 UTC 2001
SIT-COM: SITUATIONAL COMEDY. right?
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Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2001 7:51 PM
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I saw Steven Berkoff's one-man show, SHAKESPEARE'S VILLAINS: A
MASTERCLASS IN EVIL, today at the Public Theater. Go see it--it's been
extended. The guy is funny. His web site is:
My companion this time was an actress from Australia (wherever that is).
Unfortunately, I didn't take her to COPENHAGEN so we could sleep together on
the first date.
Berkoff said that you often see "star" actors doing Shakespeare, such as
those from "shitcoms."
I very rarely hear "shitcom"--perhaps because you can't say "shit" on tv.
My date told me that it isn't used in Australia. It's not in the GB-leaning
CASSELL DICTIONARY OF SLANG.
Anybody run across it before?
FWIW, Berkoff things that "Puck" is a little euphemism that his audiences
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