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Re: Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Play)

From: Andrew Nash <anash~at~interlog.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 1998 19:55:12 -0400
To: Jules Verne Forum <jvf~at~math.technion.ac.il>

I must correct my own last message.
I must have blindly let "Eudora" correct a couple of words.

The two characters are "Axel" AND "Otto Lidenbrock" NOT "Bottom Livestock"!!!

I apologize for that slip up.
Just goes to show you what a spell checker can do to a perfectly good name!!!

At 12:43 PM 25/04/98 -0400, you wrote:
>I any of you live in a city, or live near a city that has a "World Stage"
>festival, then do yourself a favour and be on the lookout for the following
>>From Santiago, Chile, the theatre group "La Troppa" is presenting "Journey
>to the Center of the Earth" or more accurately "Viaje al centro de la
>tierra" (though my program only mentions the Spanish title once!)
>The play is presented in Spanish, but don't let that hold you back, as it
>was performed in Toronto with simultaneous English translation, via
>"infra-red" headsets!
>It is presented as a comic fantasy (with emphasis on the adventure) and is
>surprisingly faithful to the novel. There are only 2 actors, who play "Ax
>el" and "Bottom Livestock", and the play tells the story from the finding
>the old manuscript to being blown out of the volcano!
>The staging is marvellous, using 1 main prop that looks like a steam
>engine, that they use effectively as a carriage, Otto Lidenbrock's study, a
>train, the rocks they have to climb over, etc!
>This is simply marvellous, and you should watch for them! I have no idea
>where they are going next!
>Andrew Nash, Toronto, Canada
>Email: <anash~at~interlog.com> OR <JulesVerne~at~iname.com>
>WebPage: http://www.interlog.com/~anash
>Member of: North American Jules Verne Society / Société Jules Verne (Paris)
> Titanic Historical Society / Titanic International, Inc.
Andrew Nash, Toronto, Canada
Email: <anash~at~interlog.com> OR <JulesVerne~at~iname.com>
WebPage: http://www.interlog.com/~anash
Member of: North American Jules Verne Society / Société Jules Verne (Paris)
                  Titanic Historical Society / Titanic International, Inc.
Received on Sun 26 Apr 1998 - 03:21:31 IDT

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