Source text (please read only from this text!): https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc2.ark:/13960/t5cc17807&seq=3This Restoration-era romantic comedy was written by playwright John Tobin -- who had the great bad luck to have died on the very eve of becoming famous. All of the plays that would eventually make his name as a dramatist were rejected by the managers of the major theatres of London. Ill with consumption, Tobin heard that his last play, “The Honeymoon” had been accepted by the manager of Drury Lane. Unfortunately, the playwright expired before the production reached the stage. This script, heavily influenced by popular fairy tales and Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew,” was a favorite of theater-goers throughout the 19th century. (Summary by Kelly Taylor)
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Genres for the project: Plays/Comedy
Keywords that describe the book: romantic comedy, restoration, restoration comedy
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
For individual roles:
Submit one file per act. At the beginning of the first file, say:
Leave 3-5 seconds of space between your lines (room noise, not generated silence)."Character, read by your name."
For narration/stage directions:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
At the end of each file say:"Act # of The Honeymoon, by John Tobin. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of Act #."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of The Honeymoon, by John Tobin."
For individual roles: honeymoon_role_#.mp3 where # is the act number. (e.g. honeymoon_romeo_1.mp3)
For final files: honeymoon_#_tobin_128kb.mp3 where # is the act number. (e.g. honeymoon_1_tobin_128kb.mp3)
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