Arts Re: A Theory
posted by April 17 at 13:22 PMon
Killing time, killing space: Turns out Cho Seung-Hui was a playwright.
Here is a page from his short play Mr. Brownstone.
Here is a page from his short play Richard McBeef.
Where is the Seattle company that will produce these works immediately? They’re both crude, but Mr. Brownstone, I’m guessing, was written later. It feels more mature and has more surprising language. Mr. Brownstone, the villainous math teacher is described as “such a wicked old flapper.” The kids sing—and parse—the Guns ‘n’ Roses song. One character sighs: “After a long, ravishing day at school, we just want to be left alone.”
I like that phrase—a long, ravishing day.