Monthly Archives: februari 2013

Last rehearsal before the break

So today we are done with the last rehearsal of Gudomliga Ord (Divine Words) before the spring break. Next rehearsal week will be the last rehearsal week before the opening. Among eight actors two where ill with fever and the rest where … Read the rest of this entry

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Theories of Laughter and Comedy – Part 2

Here are more theories as a continuing of PART 1. The magnanimous laughter has much to do with what I mean when I speak of humor as opposed to comedy (See HERE). It is a way to let “thing be where … Read the rest of this entry

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The first thought

So this is the part of the blog that is more like a normal blog, with more of a day-to-day-info. You know, telling you all about what is happening in my life. And it is not planned have anything to … Read the rest of this entry

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Theories of Laughter and Comedy – Part 1

Lots of people have tried to write the theory behind laughter or explain what it is that makes us laugh. No one has succeeded. I will try to list and explain a few of them here under. We have already … Read the rest of this entry

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Direct comedy in Vulgar Comedy

One of the most significant features of Vulgar Comedy is that it is played straight-in-your-face. Whether it is clowning, farce or standup comedy it is the kind of comedy that split sides, or at least it’s supposed to be. There … Read the rest of this entry

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Memento mori vs. oblivio mori

We can say that the goal for tragedy and the official theatre, in extension, is “memento mori” (remember your mortality). I am not talking about Hamlet waving Yorick’s skull or Ebenezer Scrooge facing the future after his death as in … Read the rest of this entry

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