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Synonyms for harlequin

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a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)

variegate with spots or marks

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Arlecchino evidently has some ability and another slight ease in the ratings can help his task.
Drusiano's more famous brother Tristano Martinelli, credited with inventing the mask Arlecchino, also may have come on the English trip.
However, a pair of clever servants, Arlecchino and Franceshina, devise a cunning plot that leads to the lovers being reunited and betrothed and Pantalone getting his comeuppance: Arlecchino helps Flavio to disguise himself as a rich Turkish merchant looking for a wife.
The exciting portfolio named 'Extraordinary Experiences' unveils 18 holidays which allow travellers access to some of the world's most sought-after events, festivals and locations, including tickets to the masked Arlecchino Grand Ball in Venice and the Johann Strauss ball in Vienna, as well as a stay in Sweden's evolving Ice Hotel and exclusive behind-the-scenes entry to the Vatican.
In France, we had a tradition of mime that comes from the Italian commedia dell'arte, where all the characters were the same as their masks: Pulcinella, Arlecchino, Pantalone, Colombina, all those famous stock roles.
Another text box introduces the alazon/eiron partnership that Northrop Frye first developed and how it corresponds to other similar partnerships, such as Pantalone and Arlecchino or a duo in a Monty Python sketch.
Tour the most interesting cities in Italy with Superior Tourist Class, First Class and Superior First Class accommodations at the Aphrodite Hotel in Rome, Donatello Hotel in Florence, and either the Olimpia or Arlecchino Hotel in Venice.
To outsiders, its inhabitants spoke a guttural language, and it was the birthplace of the commedia dell'arte's character Arlecchino.
This gave birth to characters like Arlecchino e Colombina in Bergamo, Pantalone in Venice and Pulcinella in Naples, who have all become part of Italian tradition.
Don't miss one of the city's best ice cream shops, the Arlecchino on rue du 31 decembre, right across the street, offering 30-40 flavors of homemade ice cream at $3.
Siro Ferrone, writing on the actor Tristano Martinelli detto Arlecchino, has mounted a convincing argument for Giovan Battista's work as transcription rather than composition; however, Ferrone is reluctant to extend his conclusions to other actor-character pairs, regarding Arlecchino as a special case.
The Plzen Opera, which in the period when it was headed by Petr Kofron was one of our most progressive companies, has attracted interest with its highly individual adaptation of Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Salieri's Catilina, Busoni's Arlecchino or Lortzing's Undine.
Meanwhile, the commedia plot blithely fuses the worlds of fantasy and conventional reality at every turn, the stock characters of Pantalone, Arlecchino et al.
Arlecchino, Servant of Two Masters, Freud Playhouse, UCLA through Oct.
Y es facilmente comprensible: las situaciones producidas por el terror, con toda su barahunda de cabriolas, acrobacias y manoteos, eran un terreno abonado para actores especialmente entrenados en el trabajo corporal, para los Arlecchino, Truffaldino o Coviello.