borscht circuit


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Synonyms for borscht circuit

(informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests

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Comics are always born in Brooklyn and learn their craft on the borscht circuit, but Martin grew up in Garden Grove and worked Knotts Berry Farm.
Merrill first worked in a seltzer factory to earn a crust while singing in synagogues touring what was known as the borscht circuit.
Abel Green collected some of Variety's neologisms, such as big time, m.c., borscht circuit, eatery, vamp, angel--someone who finances a Broadway production--and pix.
Adapted by composer/lyricist/writer Brooks and co-writer Thomas Meehan from Brook's 1968 film comedy, "The Producers" boasts a bouncy, old-school Broadway score with a generous helping of broad, Borscht Circuit humor that leaves no character unscathed.