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

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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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At present, Chernoff is busily working on a new play, ``Showtime at the Sheldon Pincus Senior Citizens Center,'' a nostalgic farce set in the milieu of turn-of-the-century Yiddish burlesque theater.
Its first home was the old Hippodrome Theater at Ninth and New York Avenues, a former burlesque theater and arthouse cinema.
The two-time Academy Award winner (``Tootsie,'' ``Blue Sky'') is currently starring in ``Cousin Bette,'' an adaptation of Honore de Balzac's story of love and revenge set amid the burlesque theater scene of 1840s Paris.
Emerging in vaudeville, he did it all: amateur and minstrel shows, comedy clubs and burlesque theaters, radio and TV.