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Joseph Grimaldi – The Big Clown Daddy

Maybe you love clowns and maybe they give you the creeps. Either way, you can thank this guy: Joseph Grimaldi was an English actor, dancer, comedian and was the most popular performer of the Regency era. He is most famous … Continue reading

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Pantomime – More Panto, Less Mime

How does one hold an audience’s attention when, during an opera, a considerable span of time is needed in order to adjust elaborate sets? Add more entertainment, of course! And what goes better between acts of “Faust” or “La Boheme” … Continue reading

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