Tableau Vivant



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Tableau vivant is a type of theater in which the actors are mute and motionless. The scene may be representative of a work of art or a historical reference or a spiritual reference, etc, etc. In this Tableau Vivant, the character Canio sings the aria Vesti La Giubba from I Pagliacci. In the aria, Canio, in clown face, laments the loss of his wife Nedda to her lover Silvio.