had the dress rehearsal this afternoon, opening day tomorrow nite. we shall see how it goes

i mean i wont see how it goes, ill be over the booth which is helpfully placed right behind a screen so that everything is obscured from view

also you know how the finale involves people flossing while chanting the communist manifesto? well the length of time the actors have to do it for is entirely determined by the lead actor. like there's a period where he like, preparing to do something, and he can spend as long as he wants just lounging around before he gives the flossers their cue to stop. and today the motherfucker took fucking AGES the other actors were flossing and chanting for so fucking long it was painful to watch

@garfiald flossing like the gamer dance or the thing i dont do with my teeth

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@girl communism is involved because the text we're using as our base is not Shakespeare's Hamlet, but rather Heiner Muller's Hamletmachine, which was written in East Germany, and directly refers to things such as the October revolution and life in communist Germany

@girl gaming is involved because, in our reworking, Hamlet is an incel

@girl @garfiald ophelia as the streamer who he's really into and her "going insane" is just her dropping a single adjacent hashtag in the middle of a show

@bryceyoungquist @garfiald ophelia's death in the stream is much more literal and its just her saying slurs on twitch and getting banned

@girl @bryceyoungquist @garfiald “Neither a borrower nor lender be,” says Polonius wisely, and follows it up with, “and you can see where this is going. Let’s burn down a bank.”

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@garfiald @girl i say this with all the love in the world: this is so extremely devised theatre and i love literally every element of it

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@garfiald @girl hamletmachine is sick i haven’t read it in ages but i remember it being cool

@pbandkate @girl yeah I love that play so fucking much!!! the director and I have been talking about staging it for two years it's been a wild ride actually putting it together

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