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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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[on using LSD] It was a transporting experience, expressed in very concrete images, places and periods. It involved both generic pictures [from China and the Congo] and more strictly autobiographical ones (a book-laden boy in perhaps 1850 walking to Hebrew School through a labyrinth of alleys, perhaps in Kiev). I have never forgotten it or moved far from the sense of wonder it provided and a ...