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STR Lecture Series: 'Screening Sarah Bernhardt: Reinterpreting Acting on Silent Film'

The next talk of the 2015-16 Society for Theatre Research annual lecture series takes place on Tuesday 19 January 2016 at 7.30pm at the Swedenborg Hall, 20 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH. 323 more words


Rare 1910 Audio: Sarah Bernhardt, 'The Most Famous Actress the World Has Ever Known,' in Racine's Phèdre | Open Culture

The French actress Sarah Bernhardt is often remembered as the first international superstar. Her hypnotic presence and flamboyant personality are legendary. “She could contrive thrill after thrill,” wrote Lytton Strachey of Bernhardt’s acting ability, “she could seize and tear the nerves of her audience, she could touch, she could terrify, to the top of her astonishing bent.” Bernhardt died before the age of talking movies, notes her biographer Robert Gottlieb, “yet she remains… 21 more words


Sarah Bernhardt cakes

Last saturday I realized it was exactly 5 days to go until Christmas eve, and yet I hadn´t baked a single cookie. Why did no one tell me Christmas was on the 24th this year? 1,202 more words


Sarah's Menagerie

Fêted for her talent on-stage, Sarah Bernhardt was also an accomplished sculptor and exhibited at the Paris Salon. In London, she used the proceeds of a sale of her work at the William Russell Galleries to add several exotic creatures to her private menagerie. 210 more words

Wilde's Women

La Divine Illusion conjures up saints and sinners in Quebec City

On the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde stage right now, actress Anne-Marie Cadieux is hurling out words that translate as: “This country is retarded…. History has left you behind… There are no real men in this country.” 1,031 more words


Staying Strong

“Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.”
Sarah Bernhardt

Peak performance matters: To do our best work, we need to feel our best. 324 more words

Sarah Bernhardt - A Different Look...Maybe...

On of the most famous actresses of the 19th Century was Sarah Bernhardt. Her career spanned the years from 1862 through 1922 and she performed both in Europe and America. 182 more words

Lily Absinthe Corsetry And Couture