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(8/82) Stage: Wrote "Amadeus," performed in a British National Theatre production at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, England, with Frank Finlay
, Nickolas Grace, Bernadette Shortt, Edward de Souza
, Willoughby Goddard, and Jeffry Wickham in the cast. Peter Hall
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When you first do a play, the actors tend to eye you ingratiatingly, with a kind of respectful hope, as if you are the repository of some great secret which they must have. Three weeks later, these roles are reversed. It is you, the author, who is sidling up to them nervously and saying in a low voice "I wonder if you'd mind putting in this line, or saying this to her". And quite often the ...