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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Conceived by the company's creator, Angie Hobin, the troupe is made up of some of the country's most well-known burlesque performers and rising stars.
27, the group will host a burlesque show centered on the theme "Disrobing the Decades" at the Scottish Rite.
Ireland is such a small community and such a small scene in the circus world that I found the burlesque community and the circus world were intertwining.
The special show, featuring burlesque, boylesque and drag performances by some of Chicago's most talented performers, will take place at the Call Bar, 1547 W Bryn Mawr Avenue, on Friday, March 18 with seating starting at 9:00pm.
Some burlesque acts do take their clothes off and we will be featuring a selection of the best of these acts during the festival, but some actors and comedians take their clothes off too.
On Friday, she'll be back in Liverpool, on stage for the first time since she was 16 and in panto, in An Evening of Burlesque at the Empire.
Laura Michelle Siedlecki is the owner of Dollhouse Burlesque, one of the only schools of its kind in the Midlands.
Back in the early 19th century, burlesque was not so much about the strip-tease, and more about doing a skit that poked fun at popular social trends - 'burle' is Spanish for 'joke'.
Burlesque Restaurant & Lounge, located in the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi and overlooking the marina, will have its grand opening night on September 18.
Most alumni from the prestigious Mountview Academy of eatre Arts go on to become actors and directors, but the 26yearold has built a successful career as a burlesque artiste.
And now the 22-year-old hairstylist, who left Huddersfield and the UK at 17 is out to win her first ever burlesque competition - Miss Burlesque Australia.
A night of well-performed burlesque -- such as the Carnal Carnival Burlesque Show promises -- is always an entertaining diversion, and a night of heavy metal is .
ONE of Britain's biggest burlesque extravaganzas is at the Playhouse Whitley Bay on Saturday, direct from London's West End.
The first time I saw Stormy Leather perform, at a burlesque show at the Stonewall Inn, it was like being in the eye of that firestorm--and I loved it.
The creators of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning Circus Burlesque are staging House of Burlesque: Shipwrecked.