Tag Archives: Theater

1979: Westside Dreams

Daniel Salazar: Westside Dreams (1979) This photo shows the National Chicano Dance Theater posing in front of the Denver skyline in 1979, I think probably as part of a promotional shoot for Daniel Valdez’s play Zoot Suit, which debuted that … Continue reading

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1899: The Fall and Rise of Humpty Dumpty

A. S. Seer, printer: Strange Adventures in The Fall and Rise of Humpty Dumpty (c. 1899) (source)

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1935: Fixing her Hair

Serge Sudeikin: Fixing her Hair (Ruby Elzy in “Porgy and Bess,” 1935) (1935) (listen)

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1st Century AD: You Aren’t Even Sure What This Is at First

Statue of a Young Satyr Wearing a Theater Mask of Silenos. Roman, about 1st century A.D. Restorations by Alessandro Algardi, 1628. (source) Silenos (or Silenus) was, in Greek mythology, the tutor and companion of Dionysus, the god of wine and … Continue reading

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