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Heroes and Romantics of Our Times : A Comedy in One Act

By: Frank J. Morlock

...Too high−brow. I like the movies. Dobbs I think the Sheriff likes one of the actresses. Dillon Now, don't you be spreadin' scandal. Dobbs I ain't spre... ...ntures, where life is so tepid, so flat. I find this delightful, unexpected,—Shakespearean. Vonda What do you call it? Dalton I say it's Shakespearean... ...it will be with your deputies taking turns screwing me. Right? That would be Shakespearean. A gang bang. Dalton (liking the idea) You exaggerate. Vond... ...S OF OUR TIMES: A Comedy in One Act 10 Vonda Oh, for sure. Dalton Exciting, Shakespearean! I've passed you off before my deputies for a streetwalker,... ...e, not like that. That's an amazing story you've told me. A fairy tale. It's Shakespearean! But, my God—if all this is true— Mitch Every word is true,...

...llon He surely likes to see the plays. Never cared for that much myself. Too high?brow. I like the movies. Dobbs I think the Sheriff likes one of the actresses. Dillon Now, don?t you be spreadin? scandal. Dobbs I ain't spreadin? no scandal. You put up with too much shit from him....

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Actor

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...g the reign of Charles II in part due to the fact that he enjoyed watching actresses on stage.[17] The first occurrence of the term actress was in 170... ...ve theatre is particularly common in presentations of older plays, such as Shakespearean works with large numbers of male characters in roles where ge... ...atrical acting did not look good on film. Griffith required his actors and actresses to go through weeks of film acting training.[19] ... ...cember 8, 1660.  ^ "Women as actresses" (PDF). Notes and Queries. The New York Times. 18 October 1885. A... ...on 27 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-14. There seems no doubt that actresses did not perform on the stage till the Restoration, in the earlies... ...g the reign of Charles II in part due to the fact that he enjoyed watching actresses on stage.[17] The first occurrence of the term actress was in 170... ...ve theatre is particularly common in presentations of older plays, such as Shakespearean works with large numbers of male characters in roles where ge...

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The Moving Picture Girls under the Palms

By: Laura Lee Hope

...OVERBOARD "All ready now! In position, everyone!" Half a score of actors and actresses moved quickly to their appointed places, while overhead, and at... ...mistake on the part of Mr. Pertell; wasn't it, Ruth?" asked one of the young actresses a pretty girl of her sister, who stood near her in the mimic ... ...h a whirring sound, and registering views of the pantomime of the actors and actresses at the rate of sixteen a second. The above was done several tim... ...f moving picture theaters throughout the country. He engaged many actors and actresses, but only the principal ones with whom the stories are concerne... ...re the ones who made the most trouble for the manager. Mr. Bunn was a former Shakespearean actor. With his tall hat and frock coat which costume he w... ...ip," spoke Mr. Pertell, seriously. "Never!" cried the grouch, and the former Shakespearean actor echoed the word. "Let them go," decided Captain Falco... ... actor. "I hope you can put in something about Shakespeare. I have not had a Shakespearean part in so long that I have almost forgotten how to do it p... ...last few pictures and substitute these that are to come. Now, Mr. Bunn!" The Shakespearean actor started over again, and he was "game" enough to prete... ...and he tapped his moving picture camera. "I am glad you have!" exclaimed the Shakespearean actor, heartily. "As long as I had to go through with it we...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. OVERBOARD. ?All ready now! In position, everyone!? Half a score of actors and actresses moved quickly to their appointed places, while overhead, and at the sides of them hissed powerful electric lights, and in front of them stood a moving picture camera, ready to be operated by a pleasant?faced young m...

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Kay Dotrice

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The Moving Picture Girls under the Palms

By: Laura Lee Hope

...RBOARD "All ready now! In position, everyone!" Half a score of actors and actresses moved quickly to their appointed places, while overhead, and at t... ...stake on the part of Mr. Pertell; wasn't it, Ruth?" asked one of the young actresses— a pretty girl— of her sister, who stood near her in the mimic sc... ...a whirring sound, and registering views of the pantomime of the actors and actresses at the rate of sixteen a second. The above was done several time... ...oving picture theaters throughout the country. He engaged many actors and actresses, but only the principal ones with whom the stories are concerned ... ... the ones who made the most trouble for the manager. Mr. Bunn was a former Shakespearean actor. With his tall hat and frock coat— which costume he was... ..." spoke Mr. Pertell, seriously. "Never!" cried the grouch, and the former Shakespearean actor echoed the word. "Let them go," decided Captain Falcon... ...ctor. "I hope you can put in something about Shakespeare. I have not had a Shakespearean part in so long that I have almost forgotten how to do it pro... ...t few pictures and substitute these that are to come. Now, Mr. Bunn!" The Shakespearean actor started over again, and he was "game" enough to pretend... ... he tapped his moving picture camera. "I am glad you have!" exclaimed the Shakespearean actor, heartily. "As long as I had to go through with it we m...

...Half a score of actors and actresses moved quickly to their appointed places, while overhead, and at the sides of them hissed powerful electric lights, and in front of them stood a moving picture camera, ready to be operated by a pleasant-faced young m...

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Yvette Dotrice

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Autobiography

By: George Iles

...oper and Mrs. Powell as Mr. and Mrs. Beverley. All the English actors and actresses of that time were of the Siddons and Kemble school, and I cannot... ...vice, it would be this: Never believe anything you hear about actors and actresses from those who are not actually familiar with them. The amount ... ...ants in whom the public they serve take so keen an interest as actors and actresses, the wildest inventions about their private lives and domestic b... ...we may congratulate ourselves. Though the production of great actors and actresses will not be affected either one way or the other by these circum... ...arson unless be be a hypocrite. To all who intend to become actors and actresses, my first word of advice would be--Respect this calling you have... ...I had found something to satisfy my desire. The admiration I had for the Shakespearean dramas, and particularly for the character of Lady Macbeth, ...

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History of the Joke

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...s, the masked performers of mid-16th century Italy to possibly the first female comedians from Shakespearean actresses (although there were few if any... ...performers of mid-16th century Italy to possibly the first female comedians from Shakespearean actresses (although there were few if any female actres... ...ale comedians from Shakespearean actresses (although there were few if any female actresses in Shakespearean times because all female roles were playe...

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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

By: Oscar Wilde

...pry young fellows painting the Old World red, and carrying off your best actresses and prima-donnas, I reckon that if there were such a thing as a ... ...ion. 'However, I must tell you about Cyril's acting. You know that no actresses are allowed to play at the A.D.C. At least they were not in my ... ...n a thing that was false, in a thing that was unsound, in a thing that no Shakespearean scholar would accept for a moment. The theory would be laug... ...ll I have made everybody recognise, that Cyril Graham was the most subtle Shakespearean critic of our day.' As I walked home through St. James's P...

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Ann Maria Bradshaw

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...ana in an opera founded by Reynolds on 'The Comedy of Errors.' This led to the series of Shakespearean performances on which her fame rests. In variou... ...n performances on which her fame rests. In various renderings, musical and otherwise, of Shakespearean comedy, she played with success Ariel, Viola, I... ...s with VIAF identifiers VIAF not on Wikidata Shakespearean actresses 1801 births ... ...entifiers VIAF not on Wikidata Shakespearean actresses 1801 births ... ...1801 births 1862 deaths 19th-century English actresses 19th-century singers ... ...actresses 19th-century singers English stage actresses Actresses from London ...

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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

By: Oscar Wilde

...ur spry young fellows painting the Old World red, and carrying off your best actresses and prima−donnas, I reckon that if there were such a thing as a... ...attraction. 'However, I must tell you about Cyril's acting. You know that no actresses are allowed to play at the A.D.C. At least they were not in my ... ...d in a thing that was false, in a thing that was unsound, in a thing that no Shakespearean scholar would accept for a moment. The theory would be laug... ... till I have made everybody recognise, that Cyril Graham was the most subtle Shakespearean critic of our day.' As I walked home through St. James's Pa...

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Niamh McGrady

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... of birth missing (living people) 20th-century births 20th-century Irish actresses 2... ...roadway theatre people Irish expatriates in the United States Irish film actresses L... ...lm actresses Living people People from County Down Shakespearean actresses ... ... Living people People from County Down Shakespearean actresses I... ... Shakespearean actresses Irish stage actresses Irish television actresses ...

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Merry Mrs. Macbeth

By: Maxwell Grant

...n playing stock together. No ambition; that's the way with all actors." "And actresses?" Margo dropped the question hoping it would stop Joy and giv... ...Night's Dream, which had been crazily interpolated into the rest of Guylan's Shakespearean potpourri. The clatter subsided as the girls sat down on ... ...hurland, Verne." "Actually, I'm younger." On the instant, Verne dropped his Shakespearean manner. "But I've been in the theatrical business twice a... ...thers." Folding his arms again, Verne faced Cranston and delivered his best Shakespearean sneer. "What alibis do they have?" demanded Verne. "The w...

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Fay Davis

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... Fay Davis (1873 – February 27, 1945) was an American stage actress from Boston, Massachusetts who was a star of many Shakespearean plays. ... ... Categories 1873 births 1945 deaths 19th-century American actresses ... ... 19th-century American actresses 20th-century American actresses Actresses from Boston, Massa... ...y American actresses Actresses from Boston, Massachusetts American expatriate actresses in the United King... ...rom Boston, Massachusetts American expatriate actresses in the United Kingdom Shakespearean actresses ...

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Merry Mrs. Macbeth

By: Maxwell Grant

...laying stock together. No ambition; that's the way with all actors." "And actresses?" Margo dropped the question hoping it would stop Joy and give C... ...ght's Dream, which had been crazily interpolated into the rest of Guylan's Shakespearean potpourri. The clatter subsided as the girls sat down on the ... ...rland, Verne." "Actually, I'm younger." On the instant, Verne dropped his Shakespearean manner. "But I've been in the theatrical business twice as lo... ...ers." Folding his arms again, Verne faced Cranston and delivered his best Shakespearean sneer. "What alibis do they have?" demanded Verne. "The word...

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Eugenie Duggan

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Woolf Essays

By: Virginia Woolf

...ck the key upon all the rest of the day, and are great cricketers, famous actresses, soldiers who have saved their country at the hour of need. Drea... ...ntic. "TWELFTH NIGHT" AT THE OLD VIC (* Written in 1933.) Shakespeareans are divided, it is well known, into three classes; those wh...

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Bertha Belmore

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...when she made her first appearance on stage. She later toured the coast of America with Sir Philip Ben Greet's Shakespearean Players. ... ... hCards 1882 births 1953 deaths English film actresses English... ...nglish stage actresses People from Manchester 20th-century English actresses All stu...

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Book of Etiquette

By: Lillian Eichler

...tricals, amateur and otherwise--the hostess, the guests, and the actors and actresses themselves. It is an ideal means of entertainment. In arran... ...r final consideration those that seem best fitted to the type of actors and actresses available. If one of the young men is naturally witty and bub... ...ot appear on it. Instead the words "Costumes of the Twelfth Century" or "Shakespearean Costumes" or whatever may be decided upon are printed in t...

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Gerit Quealy

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...scent Occupation writer, editor, Shakespearean scholar ... ...ticles with hCards 1960 births Living people Actresses from Chicago, Illinois ... ... Actresses from Chicago, Illinois People in fashion American stage actresses America... ...erican stage actresses American soap opera actresses American film actresses America... ... American book editors Writers from Illinois Shakespearean scholars ...

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Halleck's New English Literature

By: Reuben P. Halleck

...entury ideals? In what respect is the romance of Gawayne like a sermon? What Shakespearean characters does Geoffrey of Monmouth introduce? How is Laya... ...llow deer. The ballad of the Nut−Brown Maid has some touches that are almost Shakespearean. Some of the carols of the fifteenth century give a foretas... ...s. Gammer Gurton's Needle, the work of William Stevenson, a little−known pre−Shakespearean writer, was acted at Christ's College, Cambridge, shortly a... ...oduc had been taken for a model, the English drama could never have attained Shakespearean greatness. Our drama would then have been crippled by follo... ...him to withdraw them permanently from competing with the other theaters. PRE−SHAKESPEAREAN DRAMATISTS The “University Wits” and Thomas Kyd.—Five autho... ..., Rosalind, Desdemona, Lady Macbeth, Miranda, Cleopatra, and Cordelia. Great actresses have testified to their amazement at his discovery of feminine ...

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Anjali Jay

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... Categories British actresses of South Asian descent English television a... ... English television actresses English stage actresses English film actresses ... ... English film actresses English radio actresses Shakespearean actresses ... ...resses English radio actresses Shakespearean actresses Royal Shakespeare Company mem... ...g people Actors from Bengaluru Actresses from London Actresses of Indian descent ... ... Categories British actresses of South Asian descent English television a... ...resses English radio actresses Shakespearean actresses Royal Shakespeare Company mem...

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A Mummer's Wife

By: George Moore

...ed Kate angrily. 'I suppose they think everybody is like themselves—a lot of actresses!' Hender made no answer, but she turned up her nose at what she... ...was witnessing distracted her thoughts. For immediately the other actors and actresses in their startling dresses selected partners, and the stage see... ...longer; no, not if it were ten times as strange. What did she care for these actresses? What was it to her what they said or what they thought of her?... ... have taken their departure if Dubois had not said that all the great French actresses had lovers and that the English would do well to follow their e... ...his lunch.' A Mummer's Wife XII 92 And as soon as the train stopped actors, actresses, chorus−girls and men, conductor, prompter, manager, and baggag... ...llowed. They then passed into other companies, the first of which dealt with Shakespearean revivals. Dick played Don John successfully in Much Ado Abo... ... a good−natured giggle, that Mrs. Lennox was not averse to a glass. From the Shakespearean they went to join a dramatic company, where houses were blo... ...he would like to have a shot at the king, and they were soon talking about a Shakespearean theatre devoted to the performance of Shakespearean plays. ...

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Joyce Bland

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...he then returned to London and understudied Tallulah Bankhead. Later she went to America where she appeared in Shakespearean roles before returning to... ...th hCards 1906 births 1963 deaths Welsh film actresses People ... ...m Caerleon Alumni of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Welsh stage actresses All stu...

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A Mummer's Wife

By: George Moore

...ate angrily. 'I suppose they think everybody is like themselves--a lot of actresses!' Hender made no answer, but she turned up her nose at what sh... ... witnessing distracted her thoughts. For immediately the other actors and actresses in their startling dresses selected partners, and the stage seem... ...ger; no, not if it were ten times as strange. What did she care for these actresses? What was it to her what they said or what they thought of her? ... ...ve taken their departure if Dubois had not said that all the great French actresses had lovers and that the English would do well to follow their ex... ...n is, but only for his lunch.' And as soon as the train stopped actors, actresses, chorus-girls and men, conductor, prompter, manager, and baggage... ...wed. They then passed into other companies, the first of which dealt with Shakespearean revivals. Dick played Don John successfully in _Much Ado Abo... ...od-natured giggle, that Mrs. Lennox was not averse to a glass. From the Shakespearean they went to join a dramatic company, where houses were blow... ...would like to have a shot at the king, and they were soon talking about a Shakespearean theatre devoted to the performance of Shakespearean plays. '...

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Margaret Webster

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...errer as Iago, which ran for 296 performances, by far the longest run of a Shakespearean production on Broadway, a record that has not been remotely a... ... 1905 births 1972 deaths Shakespearean actresses Actresses from New York City ... ...rths 1972 deaths Shakespearean actresses Actresses from New York City ... ... American opera directors American stage actresses British stage actresses ... ... Cancer deaths in England Lesbian actresses LGBT directors 20th-c... ... LGBT directors 20th-century American actresses M... ...errer as Iago, which ran for 296 performances, by far the longest run of a Shakespearean production on Broadway, a record that has not been remotely a... ... 1905 births 1972 deaths Shakespearean actresses Actresses from New York City ... ...rths 1972 deaths Shakespearean actresses Actresses from New York City ...

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A Mummer's Wife

By: George Moore

...ate angrily. 'I suppose they think everybody is like themselves--a lot of actresses!' Hender made no answer, but she turned up her nose at what sh... ... witnessing distracted her thoughts. For immediately the other actors and actresses in their startling dresses selected partners, and the stage seem... ...ger; no, not if it were ten times as strange. What did she care for these actresses? What was it to her what they said or what they thought of her? ... ...ve taken their departure if Dubois had not said that all the great French actresses had lovers and that the English would do well to follow their ex... ...n is, but only for his lunch.' And as soon as the train stopped actors, actresses, chorus-girls and men, conductor, prompter, manager, and baggage... ...wed. They then passed into other companies, the first of which dealt with Shakespearean revivals. Dick played Don John successfully in _Much Ado Abo... ...od-natured giggle, that Mrs. Lennox was not averse to a glass. From the Shakespearean they went to join a dramatic company, where houses were blow... ...would like to have a shot at the king, and they were soon talking about a Shakespearean theatre devoted to the performance of Shakespearean plays. '...

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Kitty Kelly

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The Atlantic Monthly

By: Joshua Hutchinson

...erceness and rapidity of lightning. It is a character in which several great actresses have distinguished themselves,—chief among them Siddons. On the... ...say, “I do not think that when,” etc. He should again have gathered from his Shakespearean studies a lesson in the exact use of language, and have lea... ...n of this peculiar kind of statute. It is not surprising that both our legal Shakespearean commentators cite the following passage from “As You Like I... ...ot confined to him among poets; for surely a man must be both a lawyer and a Shakespearean commentator to forget that the use of seals is as old as th... ...s, as he appeared in prison.” Nay, it must be confessed, that there are some Shakespearean enthusiasts ever dabbling and gabbling about what they call...

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Deborah Findlay

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...egories 1947 births English film actresses English radio actresses ... ... English radio actresses English stage actresses English television actresses ... ... English television actresses English voice actresses Living people Laurenc... ... Royal Shakespeare Company members Shakespearean actresses All stub articles ... ... Royal Shakespeare Company members Shakespearean actresses All stub articles Eng... ...egories 1947 births English film actresses English radio actresses ... ... Royal Shakespeare Company members Shakespearean actresses All stub articles ...

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The Foolish Lovers

By: St. John G. Ervine

...laybills which were posted on the walls of the theatre. Mr. F.R. Benson's Shakespearean Company, he read on the bill by the stage-door, would perfor... .... "That's the civil thing to do, anyway!" He remembered that the Benson Shakespearean Company was still in Belfast and that _Romeo and Juliet_ was... ... on to the stage by Gidney, and found himself standing between two of the actresses. There was a great black cavern in front of him which, he realis... ...gain, and this time it remained down. He realised that he had gripped the actresses by the hand and that he was holding them very tightly.... "I beg... ... your pardon!" he said, releasing them. "Awf'lly good!" said one of the actresses, smiling at him as she moved across the stage. How horrible acto... ...es, smiling at him as she moved across the stage. How horrible actors and actresses in their make-up looked close to! He could not conceive of himse... ...wn. How extraordinary is the common delusion, he thought, that actors and actresses lead gay lives! Could anything be more dull than the life of an ...

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Alma Kruger

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...s. From 1907 to 1935, she featured in theatre plays on Broadway, mostly in Shakespearean plays such as Hamlet (as Gertrude), Twelfth Night (as Olivia)... ...AF not on Wikidata 1960 deaths Actresses from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania American stag... ...tresses from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania American stage actresses American film actresses ... ... People from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Shakespearean actresses Year of birth uncertain ... ... People from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Shakespearean actresses Year of birth uncertain ... ... Year of birth uncertain 20th-century American actresses A... ...s. From 1907 to 1935, she featured in theatre plays on Broadway, mostly in Shakespearean plays such as Hamlet (as Gertrude), Twelfth Night (as Olivia)... ...AF not on Wikidata 1960 deaths Actresses from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania American stag... ... People from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Shakespearean actresses Year of birth uncertain ...

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The Foolish Lovers

By: St. John G. Ervine

...e playbills which were posted on the walls of the theatre. Mr. F.R. Benson's Shakespearean Company, he read on the bill by the stage−door, would perfo... ...fully. “That's the civil thing to do, anyway!” He remembered that the Benson Shakespearean Company was still in Belfast and that Romeo and Juliet was ... ...ust on to the stage by Gidney, and found himself standing between two of the actresses. There was a great black cavern in front of him which, he reali... ...l again, and this time it remained down. He realised that he had gripped the actresses by the hand and that he was holding them very tightly.... “I be... ...I beg your pardon!” he said, releasing them. “Awf'lly good!” said one of the actresses, smiling at him as she moved across the stage. How horrible act... ...esses, smiling at him as she moved across the stage. How horrible actors and actresses in their make−up looked close to! He could not conceive of hims... ... down. How extraordinary is the common delusion, he thought, that actors and actresses lead gay lives! Could anything be more dull than the life of an...

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Bronwyn Turei

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...licant pool of 160 to attend Unitec School of Performing Arts, that same year travelling to London to study at Shakespearean hub The Globe.[1] ... ...y 2012 Living people 1984 births New Zealand actresses New Zea...

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The Foolish Lovers

By: St. John G. Ervine

...laybills which were posted on the walls of the theatre. Mr. F.R. Benson's Shakespearean Company, he read on the bill by the stage-door, would perfor... .... "That's the civil thing to do, anyway!" He remembered that the Benson Shakespearean Company was still in Belfast and that Romeo and Juliet was t... ... on to the stage by Gidney, and found himself standing between two of the actresses. There was a great black cavern in front of him which, he realis... ...gain, and this time it remained down. He realised that he had gripped the actresses by the hand and that he was holding them very tightly.... "I beg... ... your pardon!" he said, releasing them. "Awf'lly good!" said one of the actresses, smiling at him as she moved across the stage. How horrible acto... ...es, smiling at him as she moved across the stage. How horrible actors and actresses in their make-up looked close to! He could not conceive of himse... ...wn. How extraordinary is the common delusion, he thought, that actors and actresses lead gay lives! Could anything be more dull than the life of an ...

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Renée Asherson

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The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume Ii

By: Aphra Behn

... 1600), although, as Fleay justly says, there is 'an under-current of pre-Shakespearean work' unlike either Dekker or Day. There are marked cruditie... ...e of Constantinople (1675) he appears as The Chancellor; 1680 in Otway's Shakespearean cento cum bastard classicism Caius Marius some very plain tr... ...izabeth Leigh, the wife of the celebrated comedian, Antony Leigh. The two actresses must be carefully distinguished. Geneste curiously enough gives ... ...the Players (1682-3), which has never been printed, she heads the list of actresses, and Mrs. Barry is vilipended second. The lines run as follows:-... ...ormed Fanny in Sir Patient Fancy. Occasionally the names of other Nursery actresses occur. We have a certain Miss Nanny, of whom nothing is known, b... ...ognized rendezvous for fops and beaux. The tiring rooms of the actors and actresses were also a favourite resort of wits and gallants. Pepys frequen...

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Susan Coyne

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... the co-creators and co-stars of the award-winning Slings and Arrows, a TV series which ran 2003–06 about a Canadian Shakespearean theatre compan... ... Categories Canadian women dramatists and playwrights Canadian stage actresses ... ...e actresses Canadian television actresses Living people Actresses from Toronto ...

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The Works of Aphra Behn, Volume Ii

By: Aphra Behn

... 1600), although, as Fleay justly says, there is 'an under-current of pre-Shakespearean work' unlike either Dekker or Day. There are marked cruditie... ... of Constantinople_ (1675) he appears as The Chancellor; 1680 in Otway's Shakespearean cento cum bastard classicism _Caius Marius_ some very plain ... ...izabeth Leigh, the wife of the celebrated comedian, Antony Leigh. The two actresses must be carefully distinguished. Geneste curiously enough gives ... ...he Players_ (1682-3), which has never been printed, she heads the list of actresses, and Mrs. Barry is vilipended second. The lines run as follows:-... ...med Fanny in _Sir Patient Fancy_. Occasionally the names of other Nursery actresses occur. We have a certain Miss Nanny, of whom nothing is known, b... ...ognized rendezvous for fops and beaux. The tiring rooms of the actors and actresses were also a favourite resort of wits and gallants. Pepys frequen...

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St. Clair Bayfield Award

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...ed in 1973 by the Actors' Equity Association in honor of St. Clair Bayfield to recognize Shakespearean actors and actresses. ... ... Equity Association in honor of St. Clair Bayfield to recognize Shakespearean actors and actresses. Year ... ... Categories Use mdy dates from June 2013 Shakespearean actors American theater a...

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