Posted at 2:53 PM because I forgot to check my email until right now.
Subject: Themes don't kill -- people do.
Themes don't kill, they challenge.
Perhaps, knowing this, we were steadfastedly and stubbornly challenged by an Ubu-vet to not rely on quick frivolity, but to dig deeper - yes, into our very souls, both comic and tragic - and to meet the theme with a "bring it on m-f-er!".