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From the Fringe: ‘Shoshinz Presents A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup’

Fringe review: ‘Shoshinz Presents A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup,’ Shoshinz, Tokyo, Japan

By Elizabeth Maupin

If you can imagine an Asian Carmen Miranda, the image you come up with will be a dead ringer for the center character in A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup – a Carmen Miranda with flower-bedecked dress, elegant red satin gloves and a bonnet bouquet, but a Carmen Miranda in whiteface who never says a word. Shoshinz is said to be Japanese for “shy, timid people,” but this solo performer, who calls herself Yanomi Shoshinz, isn’t so much shy as silent, except for a tiny case of the hiccups.

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