Tag Archives: George Bernard Shaw

SHAW AND ELGAR

It seems a grand waste of time to second guess a great artist.  Indeed, it is the height of folly to stand over that dead artist’s shoulder, and say, “He should have painted such and such a picture, or composed … Continue reading

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AN ONEIDA INCIDENT

In 1928, George Bernard Shaw finished The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism, his Magnum Opus as an economist and social philosopher.  Prompted by a question from his intelligent sister-in-law, Shaw sought to explain to women the world’s major … Continue reading

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STAGE LITERACY

As dramatists, we depend on actors.  Acting underlies all theatrical work.  It is good for us to do scenery and lighting, but it is even better to do acting and directing.   By doing this work, we can see how a … Continue reading

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