Edmund Kean


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English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)

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However, Walters would love nothing more than to win a feature race at his own track and Edmund Kean, formerly with David Pipe, is now also trained in Wales by Peter Bowen so he would certainly be a popular winner.
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Critics praised her convincing portrayals of comic and tragic roles ranging from Juliet to Richard III and frequently drew comparisons to the celebrated Edmund Kean.
He was also inspired by a Joseph Legare painting that depicts Edmund Kean, a famous English actor, performing Shakespeare in Wendake in the 1800s.
EDMUND KEAN, the famous actor, was invited to dinner and afterwards recited his favourite prose.
To encounter The Damnation of Faust by the hitherto unknown composer Vincenzo Berlioz; to be firmly informed that the death of George III in 1820 caused the theatres to be closed from 20 January to 17 February, and then in the very next line to be told that on 25 January of that year Edmund Kean made his debut as Coriolanus; to read that in 1847 the 13-year-old Ellen Terry played Ariel opposite Samuel Phelps's Prospero, only to find her eight years later as a nine-year-old playing Mamilius to Charles Kean's Leontes--all this induces a kind of surreal hilarity that is absolutely of a piece with the sort of theatre [the author] is describing.
Sir Derek was about to tour in Jean Paul Sartre's play about 18th century actor Edmund Kean.
The sword was inscribed on the front: "To Edmund Kean Esq.
21) According to Sartre, the famous French actor Frederic Lemaitre, who had announced that he and Edmund Kean were the only two actors in the world, had a strong desire to portray his English counterpart after the latter's death.
In 1820, Edmund Kean wowed 'era with Shakespeare, introducing the practice--then regarded as ludicrous--of the curtain call.
Edmund Kean died in 1833, burned out by a life of excess and a brilliant acting career which lit up Shakespeare, according to Coleridge, as though by flashes of lightning.
Hewlett imitated famous actors such as Edmund Kean, sang, and performed popular monologues.
I take Keats's explicit alliance with Edmund Kean here not only as an unapologetic embrace of a "low" social position against which critics commonly see him straining, but as an identification with the new modes of cultural experience Kean embodied on the early nineteenth-century London stage.
8) None took up "natural" timing more influentially than Edmund Kean, whose legacy survived long after performers had renounced Cibber's text, and long after offstage behavior had forgotten the eighteenth-century man of sentiment.
Were interested readers to consult standard stage histories of the play by Toby Lelyveld and James Bulman, they might conclude that she gives insufficient credit to Edmund Kean for being the first to break with the deeply ingrained stage tradition of the villainous Jew in his production of 1814.