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Podestá, Juan José

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Uruguayan-Argentine actor, clown and director, 1858-1937, leader of family troupe of actors

Fishburn and Hughes: A well-known family of circus actors who took part in the performances of Juan Moreira. Their leader was José (or Pepe) Podestá (b.1858), a clown and trapeze artist who first achieved renown with his creation of the clown 'Peppino el 88', a didactic comic figure who criticised many aspects of porteño social and political life in the 1880s. In 1884 Pepe Podestá played the part of Juan Moreira in a pantomime version of the story, with other members of his family. Two years later he added extracts from the novel to his performance. Its success inaugurated a whole series of imitative plays, to which the Argentine theatre traces its origins. Other more immediate consequences were the audience's identification with, and angry reaction to, the unfortunate gaucho's oppression. The Encounter