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Re: Mythsoc Spamalot

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  • lynnmaudlin
    see, if I d just read through the thread BEFORE responding, I d discover that David B has already been there, done it better--! Yolen, Yolen, Yolen and
    Message 1 of 10 , Jun 20, 2007
      see, if I'd just read through the thread BEFORE responding, I'd
      discover that David B has already been there, done it better--!

      "Yolen, Yolen, Yolen" and "These are a Few of My Favorite Parts" were
      also, I believe, published in Mythprint...

      -- Lynn --

      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, David Bratman <dbratman@...> wrote:
      > At 02:19 AM 6/20/2007 -0700, Bonnie Callahan wrote:
      > >I wish I had the script to OUR version of "Spamalot"
      > >from--I think--Colorado in 1996. Who Knew?
      > You do. Our "Spamlot" was written in the giddy evenings of, as I
      > the 1989 Vancouver Mythcon. The written notes were carefully
      preserved and
      > printed in Mythprint under the editorship of your present correspondent.
      > The subsequent stage performance of "Spamalot", the first I believe
      > at the TCC in 1992, used the Mythprint text as a script, and I believe
      > later revivals did likewise.
      > I also published such other one-off Mythcon songs as "Flopsy the Nazgul"
      > and "The Periodic Table of Elvish Names."
      > In visual souvenirs, the napkin on which Tim drew "The Squeezing of the
      > Nedlog" was transferred to print with infinite care by myself & my
      > managing editor, with difficulty because it was in pencil and didn't
      > reproduce well. But we published it.
      > Not Ready for Mythcon Players scripts have not, I think, been published.
      > But I can report that the original script of the first official Not
      > production, "The Fall of the Tombs of Atuan" in 1988, presented to GoH
      > Ursula Le Guin after the show with a flourish, is now preserved
      among her
      > papers at the University of Oregon, along with her other papers from
      > Mythcon. I came across them while researching in the papers there some
      > years ago.
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