The "impresarios" of the title are in fact a number of Jewish men and women, all of them born in Morocco, who have come to host the spirits of holy men (tsaddiqim) in their homes.
Avraham Ben-Hayyim, living in the Canaan housing estate at the edge of the holy city of Safed, is the first of the impresarios encountered.
Hamdan, whose animals weigh in at an average 580 kilos, adds: "The impresario
has a big weight of responsibility to choose the right animals.
are being given the chance to study for a new qualification in live music promotion by Earlsdon-based Access2 Training and Enterprise.
It is not surprising that after his retirement he was often consulted by impresarios
in other cities, especially Naples and Reggio Emilia.
Vaughn was one of tap's great impresarios
from the get-go in the 1970s tap revival.
Today's hysterical narratives - or "hystories," as she calls them - can be linked to the case histories studied by the great nineteenth-century "hysterical impresarios
." These include physician-showman Jean-Martin Charcot, a "psychiatric Balanchine" whose twice-weekly medical performances at his Paris clinic with real-life hysterical patients remind me less of the choreographer and more of Sigfried and Roy.
also order, first and foremost, traditional productions for tours.
Sales of ice cream and suntan lotion soared; umbrella vendors went bankrupt; impresarios
and managers of unairconditioned theaters panicked.
and parties that wanted to bring us on the tour ...
You'd think QofP's 15-year commissioning and producing history would justify the "impresario
" label, but Ni Mheadhra still bridles.