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[[Vaudeville]] was a genre of variety entertainment prevalent on the stage in the United States and Canada, from the early 1880s until the early 1930s.  Vaudeville became one of the most popular types of entertainment in North America defining an entertainment era. Each evening's bill of performance was made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts. Types of acts included (among others) musicians (both classical and popular), dancers, comedians, trained animals, magicians, female and male impersonators, acrobats, one-act plays or scenes from plays, athletes, lecturing celebrities, minstrels, and short movies.
 
[[Vaudeville]] was a genre of variety entertainment prevalent on the stage in the United States and Canada, from the early 1880s until the early 1930s.  Vaudeville became one of the most popular types of entertainment in North America defining an entertainment era. Each evening's bill of performance was made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts. Types of acts included (among others) musicians (both classical and popular), dancers, comedians, trained animals, magicians, female and male impersonators, acrobats, one-act plays or scenes from plays, athletes, lecturing celebrities, minstrels, and short movies.
  
More the four thousand magicians performed on vaudeville bills around the world.
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More the four thousand magicians performed on vaudeville bills around the world including [[Long Tack Sam]], [[Al Baker]], [[Carl Rosini]] and [[The Great LaFollette]].
 
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Revision as of 14:58, 10 December 2008

Vaudeville was a genre of variety entertainment prevalent on the stage in the United States and Canada, from the early 1880s until the early 1930s. Vaudeville became one of the most popular types of entertainment in North America defining an entertainment era. Each evening's bill of performance was made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts. Types of acts included (among others) musicians (both classical and popular), dancers, comedians, trained animals, magicians, female and male impersonators, acrobats, one-act plays or scenes from plays, athletes, lecturing celebrities, minstrels, and short movies.

More the four thousand magicians performed on vaudeville bills around the world including Long Tack Sam, Al Baker, Carl Rosini and The Great LaFollette.

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