The Taming of the Screw

Couplets have been rhymed and codpieces have been salted away.

The Worcester Shakespeare Company bids farewell to another great summer of outdoor theater at The New Napkin Stage in Whitinsville, Mass.

For the last several years we’ve raised up an ongoing reproduction of a Shakespearean stage (based on London’s Globe Theatre) and taken it down when the play has concluded its run.

This makes us not a little melancholic-

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But the show mustn’t go on…

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Then the hammer says to the mallet, you catch my drift?

So

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Many

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Screws

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Mel and Chris are always there to help-

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Mr. Starbuck wilt thou not chase the pumpkin spice latte?

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Chiaroscuro or gtfo

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Some of the players themselves came to lend a hand in the deconstruction-

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Bucket o’ Pins, a seasonal delicacy-

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Brace yourself-

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So much drama and yet the post is still good as newel-

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One of our crew (whose name begins with CHRIS) was once a roadie for a certain band…

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If you think that is real marble then you are in the throes of a phallicy-

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Phallicy, because, you know, phallic.

Arise, I bid thee!

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Soon to be roaming numerals-

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Inventory-

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When Broseph needs a smoke now, and then-

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So they loaded up the truck and moved to Chiltonville…

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exeunt…

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4 thoughts on “The Taming of the Screw

  1. graemeu says:

    I see a patina developing in these marblous posts.

  2. Jim B says:

    You’re cracking me up!

  3. Kinderhook88 says:

    Awesome pictures. Love it!

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