All the World’s a Stage

In a play, the actors don't speak to the audience they way they do to each other. To us, they say, "Is this a dagger I see before me?" and "It is the east; and Juliet is the damn-fool who is going to get me killed in the last act." To each other they say, "You're in my way," and "Will you stop upstaging me?" and "Will you stop stepping on my lines?" and "Will you stop stepping on my toes?" and "Where did that come from?" As the audience, we don't really want to know what goes on during … [Read more...]