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> > > Sheesh!  I hate it when the gallery decides they're going to 
> > > stop coming to 
> > > plays with a full belly of ale.  I like to think Shakespeare 
> > > would have chased 
> > > off such teetotallers from the theater with the live bears 
> > > from the baiting 
> > > ring.


> > Criminy!  Like, when is it a gross felony to point out the obvious holes in
> > the plot? 


> You were pointing out holes in the plot?  I certainly didn't read that.  Of 
> course, doing so is a very respectable function of the inebriated gallery 
> boor, so I guess you're partially rehabilitated.  I'd go all the way if I 
> could figure out exactly what plot holes you were pointing out...

Just in case anyone is tempted to take this out of context, I want to be clear 
that the "inebriated gallery boor" is the true catalyst of great drama, and 
that this is the only audience I would ever care to write for.  I myself am, 
in my proudest moments, a drunken gallery boor, and as far as I'm concerned, 
people who take in theater from the serenity of the balconies are good enough 
for the Guillotine  ;-)  Worse yet are those who come down to the pits with 
too much sobriety to their credit.  I think this is an axiom of literary 
criticism, but for some silly reason, I can't find a decent citation...

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