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Shakespeare would be cancelled today (Original Post) Casady1 Apr 2023 OP
And he would have been cancelled in his own time ... Mister Ed Apr 2023 #1
"some people just need to dictate" to others... anciano Apr 2023 #5
Would Billy Wilder have made Some Like It Hot today? rsdsharp Apr 2023 #2
"canceled today" - so would the bible. UTUSN Apr 2023 #3
There is much more than men playing women's roles Across-the-Desk Apr 2023 #4
Their heads would explode Diamond_Dog Apr 2023 #6

Mister Ed

(6,131 posts)
1. And he would have been cancelled in his own time ...
Sat Apr 22, 2023, 12:58 PM
Apr 2023

...if he had cast women in women's roles.

Crazy how some people just need to dictate what other people say or write or think or do.

rsdsharp

(9,506 posts)
2. Would Billy Wilder have made Some Like It Hot today?
Sat Apr 22, 2023, 01:17 PM
Apr 2023

Could Klinger have been a character on Mash? Could Milton Berle have been on TV?

Across-the-Desk

(447 posts)
4. There is much more than men playing women's roles
Sat Apr 22, 2023, 01:21 PM
Apr 2023

1. Two Gentlemen of Verona has a love interest gender bend into a male to spy on her lover

2. Twelfth Night has a woman transition into a man who then falls in love with the Duke, who thinks 'she' is a MAN when he falls in love with her/him...

3. Romeo and Juliet is all about teenage sex.

4. Merry Wives of Windsor is about a disgraced knight who tries to bed married women of lower classes only to be fooled by those women into dressing like a woman (about 3 times) in order to avoid capture and they end up making him parade around town dressed up as a woman with antlers...

5. Midsummer Night's Dream is a play about a drug and alcohol fueled night of couple swapping, debauchery and bestiality...

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