Doreen's drama class made me seek out folk plays like the "Sinakulo" during Lent and even the playlets
that usher in the "Salubong" of Easter.
Then he assigns the roles to the actors, gives them their scripts, tells them what costumes and accessories they must wear, and, finally, announces that the playlet
will be performed in sundry languages.
This interpretive quest includes deciphering the marginal and enigmatic "Chele fermi!" as the means of understanding Hieronimo's role as the hierophantic figure who conducts the mystery playlet
and causes the fall of Babylon/Spain.
Would you like that?' No successor, the playlet
's comic king had declared, 'would be the real thing as long as I was in the offing.' The skit now seemed no joke.
The program's summary of the Elizabethan playlet
is a good example of the parodic nature of the pageant:
IT has been suggested that the score of possible sources for and influences on the Pyramus and Thisbe playlet
in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream may be supplemented by Dunstan Gale's (fl.
Sean Benjamin, the writer who wrote the Carter playlet
, wrote in a script note, "My favorite president ever.
Talks in the Town Hall Council Chamber range from 'What a soldier carries in his pack' to 'Flies and Gallipoli - the personal perspective.' The programme also includes an imaginative radio-style 'playlet
' presented by Lowick Heritage Group, set around the story of Belgian refugees who came to the Berwick area in 1914.
But this turns out to be possibly the most structurally complex playlet
of the lot, with overtones of emotional and physical cruelty in addition to inscrutable questions of identity.
Their chatter had swiftly turned to silence, and it was obvious that the clerk and I had an attentive audience for our little playlet
I'll waste no time reading it.'--Moses Hadas") formally introduce each two-person playlet
, while jaunty Scott Joplin ragtime tunes inject notes of ironic buffoonery.
The dramatic playlet
, based on The Lord's Prayer, was written by the Rev.