Dragaera and Shakespeare [Spoiler for POTD]

Chris Olson - SunPS Chrisf.Olson at Sun.COM
Thu Feb 20 16:40:22 PST 2003

> >
> >Is that some sort of acting faux pas?
> More of a superstition.  The idea is that the play is cursed and that, to 
> name it, is to bring bad luck upon the production.  It should, instead, be 
> referred to as "The Scottish Play".

Uh, yeah.  What he said.  Much more coherent. (What?  It's late in the

> It's much like the way that actors say "break a leg" before performances to 
> avoid jinxing an actor (apparently, wishing one good luck is bad luck and 
> vice versa -- go figure).

Yeah, but I don't do that, either.  I say "Bust a lung!" or "Rupture
a spleen!"

Last production I was in, I even had other people using those by the
end of the run.  (Yes, I'm evil.  I'll admit it.)


"I'm evil, like a demon.  I'm evil, like a demon. I'm...."
	~ Michelle Hackett, said in a sing-song voice