Dragaera and Shakespeare [Spoiler for POTD]

Chris Olson - SunPS Chrisf.Olson at Sun.COM
Fri Feb 21 09:47:13 PST 2003

> I remember an episode of _Murder She Wrote_ where that was explained.
> Whistling was the way they signalled when to raise & lower curtains.
> Heavy sandbags were involved and accidents could happen if someone
> carelessly whistled and that was interpreted as a signal.

Ah, yes.  Quite right.  Thanks for the reminder.

Though, they no longer do that now, so why it's remained is
beyond me.

I didn't whistle backstage though.  At least, not so's anyone
could hear me....