Frank Zappa is depicted in blackface on the covers of his triple album Joe's Garage , released in Parodies of Japanese became popular when a Japanese acrobat troupe toured the U. Quoted in Toll , pp.
In , Orson Welles was touring his Voodoo Macbeth ; the lead actor, Maurice Ellis, fell ill, so Welles stepped into the role, performing in blackface. October 27, On Guy Fawkes' Day , participants in the Lewes Bonfire , the best known of the Sussex bonfire tradition , decided to abandon black face paint in their depiction of Zulu warriors. Accordingly, the actor who played the role was paid very well in comparison to other non-featured performers.