Fred Astaire. Buster Keaton. Fats Waller. Mae West.
Before they--and countless others--hit it big with movies or recording contracts, they were regulars on the vaudeville circuit. Vaudeville--a kind of live variety show--was once the most widespread form of entertainment in America. But by the mid-1930s, its popularity began to wane, eventually giving way to movies, radio, and television. Now, one group of Michiganders is trying to bring vaudeville back with a few modern twists. Current State's April Van Buren tells us more about the Lil Darlins Vaudeville troupe.