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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Its first home was the old Hippodrome Theater at Ninth and New York Avenues, a former burlesque theater and arthouse cinema.
Emerging in vaudeville, he did it all: amateur and minstrel shows, comedy clubs and burlesque theaters, radio and TV.
Demonstrating how in the early days of cinema in the twentieth century, silent film incorporated the melodramatic techniques of vaudeville and burlesque theaters that supplied the first screen actors, Burningham shows how the comedia similarly corralled--in theaters constructed in courtyards where juglares had earlier performed--that multiform jongleuresque performance tradition in its multiple bill of fare.