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O, WONDER!
Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
June 25, 2012
All the world's a stage, including—fittingly enough in the land of Shakespeare—the opening ceremony for next month's London Olympics. Director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) has concocted a three-hour show meant to evoke the Bard's The Tempest. As Games kickoffs go, it should truly be a brave new world, given this sampling of the goodly creatures (and other elements) Boyle plans to include:
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June 25, 2012

O, Wonder!

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All the world's a stage, including—fittingly enough in the land of Shakespeare—the opening ceremony for next month's London Olympics. Director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) has concocted a three-hour show meant to evoke the Bard's The Tempest. As Games kickoffs go, it should truly be a brave new world, given this sampling of the goodly creatures (and other elements) Boyle plans to include:

1 CRICKET TEAM

10 DUCKS

10 CHICKENS

12 HORSES

70 SHEEP

1 PARADE OF NURSES

SYNTHETIC CLOUDS

UNDERWORLD

2 MOSH PITS

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