Published in


Vaudeville: The Weird and Wonderful Dreamscape of Dance and Song

Vaudeville is dead. But, not really.

Think of late-night sketch comedy shows, especially Saturday Night Live. Think of competition shows that feature daring and amazing stunts. Think of the dancing-girl shows that took hold in the Old West and never left America. Think of buskers on the streets of New Orleans. Think of mimes of the streets of New York.




Stories, guides, and news from DreamQuilt LLC

Recommended from Medium

Breathing like Screens, Cultural Apnea

I am woman, see me soar

Yes, And… How Improv is helping me deal with COVID-19.

Pumped-up artists. Tuned-in viewers.

Several copies of “TV Guide” magazine showing actor Jay York as he looked in the program “Dennis the Menace” along with a crayon drawing of the character from the newspaper cartoon strip

5 Iconic TV Friendships We Will Always Love

How Eva.Stories Could Change Holocaust Education

Winds of Change: Just Treatment in The Boondocks

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Rachel Wayne

Rachel Wayne

Artist/anthropologist/aerialist writing about art, media, culture, health, science, enterprise, and where they all meet. Join my list: http://eepurl.com/gD53QP

More from Medium

A Pop Cultural History of Hearts

Watching Doctor Who: Thoughts from the end

Shanice’s ‘I Love Your Smile’ is a song about life before pain [Feb 16, 1992]

190 not out — how The Journal came to be the daily of the North East