And on the twelfth strike...
as the clock chimes a twelfth time
when will love prevail
I photographed the technical rehearsal of my troupe (La Troupe Arlequin) and acted as French narrator. We always have narratives between scenes/acts for the French speakers who come watch our pantos - they're also good to give backstage hands time to change the scenery behind curtains.
Extra: the two step-sisters, the evil stepmother, as well as Bill and Ben, in tuxedos, ready for the ball.