tragedienne


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an actress who specializes in tragic roles

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Ivanovic's conversion from champion to tragedienne may not happen simply because today she is far more popular and happy on so many levels than she was when at the peak of her career.
I would like to adapt that judgment, mutatis mutandis, to the salvagers of The Merchant who contort Jessica, clearly against the text into a tragedienne.
Set in 1913, when well-known tragedienne Sarah Bernhardt traveled to Edmonton, Alberta to perform in the final act of Alexandre Dumas' "The Lady of the Camellias", At the Zenith of the Empire is a saga inspired by "Fallen Empires", John Orrell's famous history of Edmonton's early theatre scene.
Dubbed the Banker, the Homeopath, the Geographer and the Tragedienne, their role in the narrative does not rise above confirming the narrator's expectations of how hypocritically they will respond to the family crisis.
The great tragedienne of the English stage was born at the Shoulder of Mutton Inn in Brecon, to the travelling players Sarah Ward and Roger Kemble.
Siddons, but rather to create the definitive representation of the greatest tragedienne to grace the British stage," so the challenge for theater managers must have been to create the definitive tragedy in each performance starring Siddons.