Follow up to that song I posted yesterday (“Selig”). I REALLY wanted to know the lyrics so I searched for that tonight. My Google-fu has unearthed the original lyrics in Old German, along with a… New contemporary German translation, which I then ran through Google Translate. (What the flipping hell did we ever do before Google?) L’anyhoodle, I love this song even more now...
The awful awful musical I saw last night
This was too long for twitter, so here. [[MORE]] Last night I went to see a musical with my mother and my grandmother. It was called “The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)” and it was put on by a local theatre company. It was horrible. I looked up the musical, and it was originally an off-Broadway that ran in 2004 and won some awards. The problem is not the musical itself;...
cleolinda: (via The Trailer and Poster for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows are Here! - ComingSoon.net) This looks like it is made entirely of pure cheese and pancake makeup. I already love it
Bizarre Victorian fact of the day...
vicfangirlguide: In the mid 19th century theatres and music halls used lamps which operated on a chemical reaction between a flame and quicklime. The light created by this reaction was used to illuminate individual actors on stage in much the same way as a modern spotlight. These ‘limes’ were the origin of the phrase ‘in the limelight’.