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an actress who specializes in tragic roles

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On February 23, the day after the surgery, the Morning Oregonian (Portland, OR) declared the tragedienne had lost her leg, "but not an atom of her courage" (23 February 1915, 6).
Its leading lady, Tairov's wife Alisa Koonen (1889-1974), was a skilled tragedienne, at her best with Wilde's Salome (1917) and Racine's Phedre (1922).
Looking wonderful in Ingeborg Bernerth's handsome costumes, she was every inch the grand tragedienne, stellar of presence and pliantly poetic of plastique.
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.
Era la joven esposa del escritor, la famosa "tragedienne" Maria Blanco (55).
Dover Wilson's concocted stage directions for his edition of 2 Henry IV, "It must be about the most farcical struggle against the obvious intention of an author that a modern scholarly editor has ever put up." 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.
Though her primary interest is the intersection of theatricality and self-representation for poets of the period, Pascoe imaginatively situates most of her readings within chapters illustrating the period's preoccupation with public spectacle: Romantic Theatricality includes chapters on the cult of Sarah Siddons, the celebrated tragedienne; on the treason trials of 1794; the fetishization of Marie Antoinette; the urban flaneuse contrasted to the flaneur.