Re: Mythsoc Spamalot
- 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 email@example.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
> 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
> 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.