Pagliaccio

Pagliaccio

clown forced to be funny despite breaking heart. [Ital. Opera: Leoncavallo, Pagliacci, Espy, 339]
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Sono stanco, caro signore, di fare il pagliaccio qua sopra" (Betti, 1971: 230).
(50.) See e.g., Deanna Barch, David Pagliaccio et al..
I'm Amazed That I'm So Happy!) and featuring the work of eight artists under the artistic direction of Chus Martinez, we can still see many older pieces, including Jimmie Durham's striking Pagliaccio non son (I Am Not a Clown), 2011, and Joel Shapiro's bronze Untitled, 1996/99.
At the police cordon, Teo Citino, 52, owner of nearby restaurant Il Pagliaccio, loaded a picnic table with free pizza for the emergency services.
The third level is created by the performance of the commedia presented within the second act of the opera by the troupe in front of a fictional village audience, in other words the story of Pagliaccio, Arlechino, Colombina, and Taddeo, which ends abruptly with the murder of Nedda playing Colombina (Girardi 3).
Rachel Pineda 2 0 5, Siena Mamayek 4 0 8, Dani Davis 0, Kelly Morgan 4 0 11, Jessica Larsen 1 1 3, Lisa Mendez 2 0 4, Casey Magrath 0, Haili Welton 1 0 3, Yasmeen Luna 0, Tess Nogueira 0, Isabel Pagliaccio 0, Jackie DeCristoforo 0, Amaia Gritsko 1 1 3, Sarah Rogers 0.
Nel racconto di dicembre, "Il piccolo scrivano fiorentino", e in quello di febbraio, "Il piccolo pagliaccio", il lavoro infantile si spinge verso il martirio notturno prima e diurno poi; e nella narrazione piu estesa dell'opera, il racconto di maggio, "Dagli Appennini alle Ande", la ricerca del lavoro e l'emigrazione--"laggiu c'e lavoro per tutti" (239)--sono il motore di tutta la vicenda del piccolo, eroico protagonista.
The firm said that it has hired Seth Rachlin and John Pagliaccio to head its Information & Analytics business unit.
Pagliaccio sings the aria at the end of the first act after learning of his wife's infidelity right before a performance of the Commedia dell 'arte.
His great grin, though enhanced by rouge, has evidently been caused by two horrid slash-scars to the corners of his mouth, and his whiteface makeup is always cracking and peeling off, perhaps due to the dried remnants of tears, making him look like some self-hating Pagliaccio of crime, sweating backstage after the latest awful spectacular.
Lunch over, the locals gather for a parade and the ceremonial rogo della pagliaccio (torching of carnival 'clown'), which signals the end of the festivities.
Pagliaccio and Gummer (1988) suggest social workers who are not employed in congressional offices can offer supportive services for Members and in particular their casework staff.