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On Mental Illness and Comedy

There is a very old story of a sad clown. To paraphrase, a man goes to a doctor and tells him he is inconsolably depressed. Nothing can elevate his mood. 334 more words


Loneliness in the stage

This is the precise moment of the Anglophile Channel video (my edit), that has made┬áme a profound impression. It has reminded me a tango called “ 52 more words

Richard Armitage

La Commedia E Finita....

These are the final words uttered by Canio the Clown in Leoncavallo’s Opera Pagliacci. A tragic story of a man who finds out his wife is having an affair while they perform a comedy on stage… We all know life is one big comedy and yet life can be way more tragic than any opera. 135 more words

This Too Will Pass

Five Questions with our fab instructor Timmie in Staten Island!

Five Questions with our fantastic instructor, Timmie in Staten Island NY
I’m Timmie, and I’m a singer, specializing in classical music, opera, and music theater. I teach voice and piano to students of all ages, and in all styles. 188 more words


Sunday’s I think the day couldn’t get any better
When I’m right… It’s short lived and the earth swallows
When I’m wrong… I’m right..The rain washes it away… 52 more words