duologue


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duologue

(sometimes US), duolog
a part or all of a play in which the speaking roles are limited to two actors
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He told the Irish Sunday Mirror: "I'll never forget the first time I was going to a fheis - where you'd perform a duologue or a monologue and a load of people would go in.
("The Vatican Council has knocked the guts out of me," he revealed.) Between 1964 and 1966, Evelyn had become such a tedious alcoholic as to evoke the celebrated MAD Magazine duologue:
There's a sweet segment starring Christina Ricci and Orlando Bloom (pictured), but the most touching story is last: a funny Coney Island duologue with elderly couple Eli Wallach and Cloris Leachman: "Mr independent I-don't-need any help with the pickle jar...
Their duologue is all the more comical for the way they egg each other on and incorporate over-the-top gestures to enhance their message.
Immediately, they embark on a three-hour long duologue as they move through the rooms, each picture sparking anecdotes and opinions that reveal a collecting method in which buying and giving have become almost synonymous.
When Law and Cook performed their duologue of the "antic" Hamlet and the "finder where truth is hid" Polonius, both actors were impressive.
The duologue is momentarily disrupted by the arrival of Ricard (Andrew Bloomer), mistakenly assumed by Percy to be another of Cyrenne's clients, though his connection with her is somewhat closer to home.
Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Jaitley said the joint statement stating "action on terrorism should not be linked to the composite duologue process and these should not be bracketed" has come as a surprise and also disappointment.
The trademark of the show with Mel Smith was the weekly "duologue", in which the two arch miserablists would go head-to-head in an attempt to outdo each other in the mordant humour stakes.
Among the prizes won was the Ryton Open Class Duologue Acting trophy which has gone to King's students for the past nine years.
Admittedly, neither opera (one a duologue, the other a monodrama) has much action, but Ken Cazan's stagings were not terribly imaginative.