theatre (9)

an episodically published poem
link to beginning

research through time
for the period of the play
well-thumbed histories of costume
Internet, memory, imagination
a feel for fabric, colour, drape
fit, texture, movement, light
mood, contrast, character
is the character funny:
rustic, clownish, ironic,
dupe, mock heroic, anti-heroic
is the character comic:
romantic, fantastical, blocking,
schemer, naïf, voluptuous,
glamourous, pert
is the character tragic:
sympathetic, hubristic
villainous, antagonist, protagonist
grieving, broken, vainglorious,
self-loving, cruel, impeccable

sketch
approve
render
cut
sew
embellish
break down

try
rehearse
repair
maintain
revise

sleep . . . .

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Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wordcurrents/ Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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