Monday, April 14, 2008
These men are acting. They are in no way deranged, unhappy or held under duress. Their expressions are intentional and hope to communicate a way of being. A different way of being. This is what we have come to expect from great artists, they will go there so that you don't have to,
Long-Jim Henchman (pictured above) reinacts the 'crossing of the line' that Henkel described where he takes a joke with the locals too far, ending up in a horribly rift that left most of the Troupe hungry for the rest of the evening.
"Where is Beresford Square" they sing. "Is it over there?" "Is it nearby?" "Where oh where is the square?"
The Hungry sailors eye up what might be their last meal.
Four performers from the chorus.