A Silent Soliloquy From The World's Greatest Mime

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For more than 60 years, the great French mime Marcel Marceau dominated stages around the world without ever saying a word. Multimedia artist and radio producer Shawn Wen documents Marceau's story in a book-length essay called “A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause.” She’s such a big Marceau fan, she used to toy with the idea of creating a whole radio show about mime — an entire radio piece seems like a good start.