A compendium of these experiences seems to call out to be documented, something with metaphorical jars that is suitably Hunterian, and yes I realise there’s something fittingly odd about that whole idea in itself…. Posted on June 5, 2020 by theresakp. The fact that both Cocky AND Sir are mistrustful and indeed openly racist toward the Negro is a satire of white bigotry even among the same working classes who should have been showing solidarity with the similarly oppressed. What would you call a theatrical oddity and why? ( Log Out / What goes into making a theatrical curiosity? ( Log Out / ( Log Out / June 2019 February 2015 August 2014 But why has The Roar Of The Grease Paint – The Smell Of The Crowd slipped into the sphere of the puzzingly freakish for me and not just been relegated to the slowly growing ‘so bad it’s, well just really bad’ pile? February 2016 Free Online Library: Roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd? As we see one man constantly testing and beating another, the question does not seem to be one of social power but ‘if Samuel Beckett were to knock off a musical version of Waiting For Godot what would it be like?’ And what a frankly incomprehensible answer Bricusse and Newley have come up with.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. This isn’t the first reflection on ‘Roar of the Greasepaint’ I’ve seen that doesn’t seem to understand what it’s about. December 2013 Change ).
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July 2013 The roar of the greasepaint and the smell of the crowd I often say, emphatically, that I can't stand musical theatre. Points well made Al and very spot on and I have passed them on to Leslie Bricusse & Gillian Lynne. Even cultured and well-educated friends (yes, I have some) who have raved about Hamilton have me raising a sceptical eyebrow. April 2018 In looking up references to the term in songs, all I could find was the Broadway hit "The roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd", which is a twisting of the phrase, "The smell of the greasepaint, the roar of the crowd.". July 2019 “instead I’ve felt energised” – energised to be, do, what? November 2017 September 2019 August 2020 But I don’t hold this show or it’s makers in contempt, instead I’ve felt energised by its strangeness, oddly inspired by its inherent failure. July 2016 Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Completely different subject matter.
January 2014 29/9/2013 CM in The Times office after a first night. ". May 2020 “Feeling Good” was originally written by Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse and its first performer, Cy Grant. (and Other Sports Issues) By Smith, Geoffrey S. Read preview. The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd; a compendium of theatrical curiosity. The Roar Of The Greasepaint – The Smell Of The Crow, The Roar of the Greaspaint The Smell of the Crowd, Fringe Focus: The joy of theatrical box-sets, I just bought 20 of these beautiful Christmas cards - this year when we can’t see each other let’s send a bit of ho…. April 2014 Please have a nosey and let me know what you think - there are reviews and interviews galore and even a couple of pieces of independent thought. Press J to jump to the feed. Roar of the Greasepaint, the Smell of the Crowd? March 2018 Tag Archives: Roar of the Greasepaint Smell of the Crowd. Any suggestions for future subjects most welcome. Have any shows ever done that to you? Note: This is not a review, I didn’t see enough of it to be a review – if you did see enough to disagree with me please let me know. June 2020 This was intended as a place where I published work that was both finished and in progress. May 2014 November 2015 New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast.
In looking up references to the term in songs, all I could find was the Broadway hit "The roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd", which is a twisting of the phrase, "The smell of the greasepaint, the roar of the crowd.
Nina Simone released her version in June of 1965.
A co-worker of mine hadn't ever heard the word "greasepaint" so I explained that it was theatrical make-up. TODAY, sport remains a game in name only.
r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. Whereas ‘Waiting For Godot’ is principally about man’s vain expectation that he’ll discover the meaning of life, ‘Roar of the Greasepaint’ is a deeply political class commentary about how futile it is for the poor to try and beat the rich at their own game (capitalism). Happy 50th Anniversary to THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT - THE SMELL OF THE CROWD #21 Posted: 5/20/15 at 8:28am I know Sir has to sing a brief F … Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Roar_of_the_Greasepaint_%E2%80%93_The_Smell_of_the_Crowd.
It’s not bad because the songs aren’t bad, and the performances aren’t bad and yet the story doesn’t make sense, the choices are too outlandish: the arrow has well and truly missed.
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