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  • Once Upon a Mime

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Once upon a time, Joel ben Izzy worked as a mime -- until he injured his hip in a car crash.

    Then he became a storyteller who lost his voice.

    "If I could market irony, I'd be rich," said the wry, rueful performer.

    Ben Izzy -- who eventually regained his speech -- recounts the journey...