Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,586 Points (25th March 1943)

Something Theatrical - Poem by Ernestine Northover

Come to the theatre, discern the actions, there on the stage,
With actors giving you their all, your interest to engage,
The light, scenery and music, the atmosphere is great,
There's drama, and there's comedy, it's a chance to celebrate.

Such power in the performance, which can always mesmerize,
The colour and the spectacle that unfolds before your eyes,
The musical and the pantomime, are all such fun to see,
The songs are awe inspiring, 'Cinderella' is for me.
A story of love and romance, with a happy ending too,
Also 'Aladdin and his Magic Lamp', with a genie spot on cue.

From Shakespeare, to playwrights new, they're there to entertain,
So venture to the theatre, your trip won't be in vain,
The costumes are fantastic, the settings are just right,
I know you won't regret it, so go and have a super night.

© Ernestine Northover


Comments about Something Theatrical by Ernestine Northover

  • (5/10/2006 9:46:00 AM)


    May I describe a poem by calling it 'theatrical'? So animating. Susiexxx. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/9/2006 2:04:00 PM)


    There is no comparrison to a live play or show of somekind,
    We went to see Handel's Massiah played in candle light it was both moving and beautiful
    Thankyou for the reminder, love duncan X
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  • (12/13/2005 12:21:00 PM)


    It sounds like a fun suggestion. (Report) Reply

  • Linda Hepner (12/13/2005 1:00:00 AM)


    I do like the rhythm that conveys the jaunty pleasures of getting to the theatre and having a good time! (Report) Reply

  • (12/12/2005 4:03:00 PM)


    Nice, upbeat poem, Ernestine. And all the thespians will be eternally thankful.

    Raynette
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  • (12/12/2005 4:01:00 PM)


    lol. That's a fun piece Ernestine. Most pleasant. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 12, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 6, 2008


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