Madame Thalia delves into the rich history of vaudeville,
both American and British, and reproduce the style and sound
of the artform’s golden years in the early 20th century.
Once called “the heart of American show business,” vaudeville
amused, titillated, and educated audiences through a variety of
acts all performing under a single bill: popular and classical
musicians, magicians, acrobats and jugglers, comedy and burlesque. From Looney Tunes to The Tonight Show, The Muppets to Saturday Night Live, vaudeville’s
fingerprints are all throughout American pop culture. Whether mimicking the innuendo filled alluring style of the famous Marie Lloyd or writing their own music to recreate the characteristics of the time period they are recreating, the troupe delights and entertains across a variety of
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performing disciplines. While the troupe calls Lyric Hall home, they welcome the opportunity to perform for a variety of occasions.