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Elizabeth II
A mostly 'glorious' goodbye from Dame Edna
A mostly 'glorious' goodbye from Dame Edna

Dame Edna, uber-megastar, told a packed house in Washington's National Theatre that she had been eagerly looking forward to performing in "the intellectual capital of the United States" -- but, unfortunately, there wasn't a venue available in Baltimore. That was just one of the early, hearty laugh-inducing salvos in "Glorious Goodbye: The Farewell Tour," a typically selfless, kind and caring gift from this grandest of Dames to her adoring fans, otherwise known as "possums" or, if they can only afford the cheap seats in the balcony, "paupers." She has been at this game since 1955, back when she was just Mrs. Edna Everage, an average...