greasepaint


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a greasy substance used as makeup by actors

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Not in Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse's 1964 musical "The Roar of the Greasepaint and the Smell of the Crowd,'' where everything in life keeps on getting changed.
The Curragh trainer, who saddled Greasepaint to run in the Aintree spectacular four times in the 1980s, will give the Definite Article gelding an entry.
The occasion was Night Shift , a dramatic reading of two of King's short stories, produced by SLAP ( Sounds like a Plan) Enterprise and theatre group Greasepaint, and directed by actor and acclaimed theatre director Sohaila Kapur.
Other characters pop in and out of the story - his mother Sadie, who wipes the greasepaint off his face with a spit-soaked hanky, and a series of managers - Golding's talent as a voice actor enriching each role.
Check out their glitter eyeshadow pot in rich purple (pounds 15), greasepaint stick in bright blue violet (pounds 13) and For Fun nail lacquer in rich purple (pounds 8).
After his demise, the entire responsibility of looking after the family fell on her young shoulders and at the age of 13 she was compelled to don the greasepaint and act.
His friend, Rudi van Dantzig, the former director of the Dutch National Ballet, observed, "He seemed unable to part with old belongings; I saw the same old leotards, shawls, and sweaters turn up in his baggage year in and year out, ancient towels, bags of old and worn-out ballet shoes, a jumble of odds and ends of greasepaint, and dozens of music cassettes.
Legends of Wrestlemania ( Xbox 360) D ust off that spandex, stick on that greasepaint, perm your hair and oil those muscles.
It's an ensemble piece with everyone, in any case, well hidden behind hair and greasepaint.
It's gone down really well in Australia and there is talk of a tour now," said my source mixing the greasepaint.
the smell of the greasepaint, the roar of the crowd, the pageantry of the plumed horses.
But member Wes Day says his trio of bald-headed, PVC-playing percussionists slathered in blue greasepaint and black industrial wear has just written a love letter to every large- spectacle arena-rock act from the '70s.
Julius Henry Marx - whose trademark moustache was painted on with greasepaint - was 86 when he died in 1977.
If your father smeared black greasepaint round his eyes, wore his hair long and 'entertained' the neighbours with his pet boa constrictor, would you be embarrassed?
Vivid green and red swirls of greasepaint decorate his cheeks.