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Ever ever ever

basseyHappy 80th birthday songstress and diva Dame Shirley Bassey. Read more »

‘Mid pleasures and palaces

sudermannOn this day in 1893 Hermann Sudermann‘s Heimat premiered in Berlin. Read more »

I used to think I needed a man to define myself

capucineBorn on this day in 1928 actress and model CapucineRead more »

“Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it”

Born on this day in 1863 theatre and opera producer Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky.

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Pedal to the metal

Happy 80th birthday soprano/mezzo-soprano Grace Bumbry

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I come from old Hong Kong, but now I’m a Hollywood star

Born on this day in 1905 actress Anna May Wong.

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A refusal of nature as a model is a tradition that goes right back to Oscar Wilde

Happy 55th birthday film director, screenwriter, and producer Todd Haynes.

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Into 2017

Happy New Year Parterrians!

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Vamp until ready

Born on this day in 1894 actress Pola Negri.

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As though tiny fish are swimming in your veins

On this day in 1954 the Harold ArlenTruman Capote musical House of Flowers opened on Broadway.

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