harlequinade


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harlequinade

Theatre a play or part of a pantomime in which harlequin has a leading role
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In Rattigan's flimsy backstage comedy "Harlequinade," Branagh plays Arthur Gosport, a dim actor-manager at the head of a two-bit touring troupe.
As has been shown elsewhere, Marshall and Gordon were steeped in pantomime tradition, and Gordon was taught routines by a surviving clown performer, Harry Ewins, from the Edwardian dying days of Harlequinade (Abbott Panto 13).
: "The Conrad Harlequinade: Bakhtin, Rabelais, and Conrad's Comic Spirit." Conrad: Eastern and Western Perspectives v.
Being the daughter of one of the most celebrated dancers in the Philippines and in the world, is certainly something to be proud of for Missy Elizalde especially now that she is performing her mother Lisa Macuja's graduation piece, the Harlequinade pas de deux at the Vaganova Academy in Russia.
There'd be no big screen; everyone would have binoculars swinging from their shoulders, straps weighed down with a harlequinade of battered cardboard shields denoting long years of attendance and the inability to throw anything away.
(3) Cinderella at Drury Lane brought to the fore a triumphant display of theatricality, while the 'Arcady of faery' and 'the great allegory of the harlequinade' appeared as distorted vestiges of an outmoded tradition.
The artist caught in various moments of a short circuit of movement (onrush, harlequinade, prostration) braved for unverifiable intent.
The Tutelar magnifies "with made, mutable and beggarly elements the unmade immutable begettings" and is thus linked to the Virgin whose soul "doth magnify the Lord." (85) The feminine force, reaching its apotheosis in theVirgin Mary, is thus Co-redemptrix, linked with the redeeming work of her son and linked with his work as "master of Harlequinade ...
These represent a broad aesthetic spectrum: Millay's use of the Harlequinade and Virgil's Eclogues; the allegorical fantasies of Louise Bryant and Mary Carolyn Davies; the feminist realism of Alice Rostetter, Bosworth Crocker, and Edna Ferber; and the comedy of Djuna Barnes, Rita Wellman, and Susan Glaspell.
Sarah Connolly sings the distraught composer, Orla Boylen sings Ariadne, and Gillian Keith, Zerbinetta the actress, in the harlequinade and musical director Lothar Koenigs conducts.
His brand of experimental hip-hop can draw you in with mesmerising belly dancing like on Rag & Bone Beat or blissed out She Binds Books, but just as quickly push you away with the jaw crunching noise of Black Hearted B*** which features Edinburgh MC Harlequinade or The Whisky Fist which samples bootleg tapes of The Jesus and Mary Chain's live noise.
No longer so much a harlequinade exercise in the artist-as-vagabond, de Jong's luridly colored gens du voyage have either fallen foul of the system or taken a last stand, symbolized by the now basketless little girl standing on the barrel once hoisted on an older youth's shoulder, her arms thrown hieratically into the air.