Adding drama to the downtown scene are the melodramas and vaudeville revues presented at the Gaslighter Theater.
Their march will take them to the old Town Hall, which has been replaced by ‘The Palace,’ a saloon that features vaudeville acts and dancing girls.
Once a vaudeville dancer on Broadway, Shirley Slesinger Lasswell is now 80.
Hope instinctively knew that he needed to build a marketable image for himself if he was going to stand out from all the other vaudeville and radio comics trying to break into movies in the 1930s.
The 16-year-old Shakespeare in the Park company moved into new digs this year in a former vaudeville house, the Rex, which had fallen into disrepair.
Christmas would bring back the memory of losing his father, a minor vaudeville star and alcoholic, who died when Charlie was a child.
In 1924, Seldes came out with a book called The 7 Lively Arts, a celebration of comic strips, vaudeville , slapstick, musical comedy, and other non-elitist culture.
Part of the appeal was the venue, the Théatre National, an old vaudeville house on Ste-Catherine E. recently restored to a semblance of its former glory.
his comedic roots are in vaudeville
Father stayed on the vaudeville circuit for a few years after he and mother got married.