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Now Diego is caught in the consequences of his foppish disguise: A woman such as Lolita would not be interested in a weakling.
Annie Sheen as Sally had the sweetest voice and held the audience in the palm of her hand, and I especially liked the foppish Gerald, played by Dan Collier-Roberts.
Four decades after Luciano Pavarotti begin his rapid ascendancy in the world of opera and, ultimately, popular culture, the image many Americans once had of the operatic tenor as foppish and neurotic seems downright quaint.
Lanky and boyishly handsome in his youth, Brialy remained a lifelong dandy able to convey masculine authority or foppish insouciance as he filled out in later years.
Another Canadian, countertenor Matthew White (as an overly foppish Bacchus), also sang well, although Drew Minter's direction of the role seemed tiresomely over the top.
Happily, though, several dancers shone in the cast I saw--Joshua Tuifua as an excellent foppish Catalabutte; Lauren Cuthbertson, a gracious and radiant Lilac Fairy who danced with fluidity and clarity; Mara Galeazzi, Iohna Loots, Sian Murphy, and Deirdre Chapman dainty as the various fairies.
Goodbar (1977), Cruising (1980), Basic Instinct (1992), and The Silence of the Lambs (1991), as well as by the foppish evil Prince Edward in Mel Gibson's Braveheart (1994).
But the author ruined it by making the third little pig a foppish chap with an elegant walking cane, derby, and British accent.
The novel's protagonist, Sir Percy Blakeney, ostensibly a foppish English aristocrat, is secretly the Scarlet Pimpernel, a swashbuckling hero and elusive master of disguise who rescues French aristocrats and smuggles them out of France to safety during the French Revolution.
When Jane Alexander makes her entrance into the town of Gullen, she is attended by a train of grotesques: two faithful bodyguards she's purchased from death row; a pair of musicians she's had blinded and castrated in pursuit of her revenge; a foppish fiancee who lives only to fish; and a venal judge now serving as her major-domo.
Alison, young wife of the old carpenter John, scorns the attentions paid her by Absolon, a foppish parish clerk, but would gladly return those of Nicholas, a young scholar boarding in their house.