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Word: pantomime

Definition: acting without dialogue; V.


Sentences Containing 'pantomime'

"The Ernie Kovacs Show" was one of only six TV shows broadcast on all four U.S. television networks during the Golden Age of Television, the others being "The Original Amateur Hour", "Pantomime Quiz", "Down You Go", "The Arthur Murray Party", and "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet".
A staid, steadfast man, whose life for the most part was a telling pantomime of action, and not a tame chapter of sounds.
Against this backdrop, the Cowgirl emotes strength, awkwardness, confidence, femininity and vulnerability, while executing rapid-fire footwork and pantomime, which mimics the bronco-busting of the men.
Blue Blouse used the living newspaper technique through “satirical songs, lively posters, dances, and pantomime.” The performances were made to be interesting for the audience and used a variety of techniques.
Dimmock was scheduled to appear in pantomime over Christmas 2011 at the Spa, Bridlington playing the Organic Fairy in "Jack and the Beanstalk".
Dominique is currently appearing as Princess Karen in the 2011 Lyric Hammersmith Pantomime Aladdin.
From 1962 to 1965 he was part of a professional pantomime group, in which he learned through intensive practice how to use physical yoga as a means for creative expression and concentration.
Garrick then withdrew from playing the more popular local teams, instead taking on the minor teams and playing the occasional out of town match (including one of Sheffield's first rugby matches against Manchester Free Wanderers) and also the occasional match against the local pantomime actors – which were huge matches attracting crowds almost as big as the local cup finals.
He appeared in pantomime and rep in Bournemouth, Farnham, Leatherhead and Windsor and he spent one season at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
He strove to include the "brightness and dynamism" of the city in the work, ending the final act with a lively tarantella. The ballet has been criticised for its lengthy pantomime in the first and second acts.
In 2000, Riley appeared in ITV's Christmas Pantomime "Aladdin" opposite stars such as Ed Byrne, Patsy Kensit, Julian Clary and Paul Merton and in 2001, Riley appeared in a commercial for Heineken.
In 2005, Atkins appeared in a revival of "Two" by Jim Cartwright at Octagon Theatre, as the "special guest star" in a touring run of "The Play What I Wrote" and in the Summer of 2006, Atkins appeared in an open air run of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Stafford Castle to much acclaim and over Christmas of the same year, the Pantomime "Dick Whittington" at Stafford Gatehouse.
In December 2008, she appeared in the Christmas pantomime "Snow White" at Norwich Theatre Royal. In 2009, Stasey appeared in a 5-minute short, "Many Australians One Nation", part of a program run by Panasonic.
In January 1898 Goole RUFC were ordered by the governing body of rugby union, the RFU, not to play a charity rugby match against a touring Little Red Riding Hood pantomime troupe; this was deemed to be an act of professionalism because earlier on its tour the troupe had played in a charity match with Batley.
In October 2009, she appeared as Delia in Peter Hall's revival of Alan Ayckbourn's "Bedroom Farce" at the Rose Theatre, Kingston and in her first pantomime, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" at Richmond Theatre in December 2009, receiving enthusiastic reviews for both.
In recent years he has proved himself to be among the finest pantomime dames in the country, notably in his appearances at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford. He has made numerous television and film appearances and has appeared with many entertainers including; Marti Caine, Bing Crosby, Jim Davidson, Les Dawson, Dick Emery and Mike Yarwood.
It was Covent Garden Theatre that I chose; and there, from the back of a centre box, I saw Julius Caesar and the new Pantomime.
Mike also co-produced with Jude Parry, directed, performed and wrote the first British professional pantomime to appear in Florida, it was such success that they continued for five years, starring not only local young talent but also the late Davy Jones of the Monkees.
Notably, she also appeared in the Drury Lane pantomime for the 1882-3 season production of 'Sinbad' (in the role of Captain Tra-la-la) and 1890-91 season's production of 'Beauty and the Beast', where she played the prince.
Of particular note, the first scene requires men to pantomime riding and roping while dancing solo and dancing in groups (not very common for male ballet dancers), and while interacting with an awkward Cowgirl, who seeks their acceptance.
On stage, she has appeared in fourteen pantomimes (she starred in "Aladdin" at the Kings Theatre in Southsea, Portsmouth in the 2009-10 pantomime season) and in UK tours of "The Play What I Wrote", "The Vagina Monologues" (opposite Sharon Osbourne), "The Naked Truth", "Waiting for Gateaux" and "Calendar Girls".
Pantomime won the race by a neck from The Nabob, with Newminster finishing outside the top eight.
Ray was back at the Lyric in 1902 to play the title character in the pantomime "Little Red Riding Hood".
Rufus Sewell and Bonnie Wright also suffer in these laborious and often unwelcome instagram-filtered interludes, Sewell an incongruous pantomime villain and Wright an underused but ultimately ineffective screen presence."
She also appeared in pantomime and musicals, including "Dick Whittington and His Cat", "The Toreador", "Venus" by George Grossmith, "My Lady Molly" and "The Cingalee".
She was able to comprehend instructions but was dependent on pantomime and gesture.
The cabaret singer Yvette Guilbert became famous there when she appeared in 1891 and Dranem was also a featured artist. The pantomime "Le Coucher de la Mariée" ("The Bride Going to Bed") was performed there in 1894.
The use of circle border frames in compositions, serpentine forms in architecture and fabric, and elegant pantomime in characters like Queen Glorianna continue the Art Nouveau poster work of Alphonse Mucha and paintings of Gustav Klimt. His grand panoramas of mountains are in the tradition of Maxfield Parrish.
This experience did not curb Neville's intellectual curiosity; at a very young age he was expanding his cultural horizons, through the worlds of reading and of music hall and pantomime.
This same year she met her future husband, the actor Julian Chagrin, at the Pantomime Festival in Kiryat Shmona.
``I understand,''said Monte Cristo, well acquainted with Ali's pantomime;``you mean to tell me that three female attendants await their new mistress in her sleeping chamber.''

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