Friday, November 17, 2006

Charity Performance, Nov 19th, 5.30

There will be a benefit performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor in the Student Lounge of UOWD (University of Wollongong, Dubai) on Sunday November 19th, at 5.30 p.m.

Tickets are 50Dhs, and proceeds will go to Families for Children. FFC is a Canadian-registered charity which provides homes and education for abandoned Indian and Bangladeshi children, and employment for destitute women.

Falstaff intends to seduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, in order to get his hands on their husbands' money.

Mistress Ford and Mistress Page have ideas of their own.
'For wives may be merry, yet faithful too.'
Has Falstaff underestimated his quarry?

A jealous husband.
A confident husband.
A justice of the peace.
A prattling Welsh parson.
A hapless young swain.
A bunch of actors enjoying themselves.

More enjoyment.
I don't know.
Kids today.
Don't they know that Shakespeare is difficult, boring, and so five hundred years ago?


Mme Cyn said...

Speaking of the Bard, MamaDuck -- do you know what the GCSE Shakespeare is for this year?

MamaDuck said...

Long Answer: Depends on which board.
Short Answer: No idea!