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.
stage, whose rivalry with the British actor William Charles Macready would become the occasion of the Astor Place riots of 1849; Mary Ann Dyke Duff (1794-1857), London-born actress who became America's first great tragedienne, earning comparisons to Sarah Kemble Siddons (1755-1831), England's most celebrated actress.
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.
Yet unlike Matthews, Quinn's promotional material during her debut emphasized her pedigree as a gifted tragedienne specializing in Shakespeare, whereas Matthews' forte at this time was as a dancer.
I remember our fine tragedienne, Geneveve Ward, who acted Volumnia for me [in Coriolanus 1920 & Margaret 1921 in King John one year before she died] (6) at the age of eighty four, saying of Ellen Terry 'That dear woman has always radiated peace and love.
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.
Starting in 1923, aspiring leading man Albert (Eric Bruneau) shamelessly flatters aging Montreal tragedienne Jane Pickford (Andrea Ferreol) in hopes that she'll write a letter of introduction to her famous niece Mary.
Both Harriet Beecher Stowe and abolitionist Wendell Phillips compared Truth's power over an audience with that of the renowned French classical tragedienne Mademoiselle Rachel (1820--1858), who was regarded as the greatest actress of the early nineteenth century.
Susannah Cibber became the leading tragedienne of the time, the ideal foil to the perfect David Garrick.
She repeatedly escaped into tragedienne dreams, while her mate strutted like a boulevardier.