burlesque

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Synonyms for burlesque

Synonyms for burlesque

a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

to copy (the manner or expression of another), especially in an exaggerated or mocking way

Synonyms for burlesque

a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor

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a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

make a parody of

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Ditka: The Musical'' in development for New Orleans burlesque house.
McAnuff, directing his first feature film, uses the scenes in the burlesque house to offer impudent asides to the story's main action.
Skelton's 1931 marriage to Edna Stillwell, a 15-year-old usher at a Kansas City burlesque house, ended in divorce in 1943.
Social media, new distribution models, wearable electronics, global attacks on media companies, reinterpretation of fair use, sharable 3D print programs, and other technological changes require artists, industry, courts, and legislatures to rethink the ways laws once designed for daily print newspapers and burlesque houses apply in the modern age.
But Show Boat has everything, black dancing on the Mississippi levees, shaped out of the misery of apartheid in the American Deep South, seen here in Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, where the whole stage in sumptuous costumes burst into movement in a way that made you hold your breath with sheer delight, to the sassy dancing from Ellie and Frank Schultz which Kern would have known from the old burlesque houses of New York.
17, 1937, the rules became the foundation of the Allen Gilbert School of Undressing, a New York City business, whose founder put up shows at topnotch burlesque houses like Manhattan's Apollo and Philadelphia's Schubert.
Quaint Bedford Falls doesn't exist - its Pottersville, with shack-like rentals, flophouse hotels, bars, burlesque houses, pool halls, liquor stores, streetwalkers and a populace that is mean-spirited and in despair.