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Burlesque humor revisited

Dick Poston

Burlesque humor revisited

a history-like comedy run-down from the world of burlesque condensed into twelve classic sketches

by Dick Poston

  • 42 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Samuel French in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burlesques.,
  • Burlesque (Theater).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dick Poston.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117 p. ;
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22355168M
    ISBN 100573620628
    OCLC/WorldCa16371422

    Its a lot more challenging than one may imagine. The stage manager is Sean Stanley Tucci. Project Gutenberg updates its listing of IP addresses approximately monthly. The software we use sometimes flags "false positives" -- that is, blocks that should not have occurred. At first, the stage is the right size for an intimate cabaret; later, there's enough space to present a production number with dozens of unaccounted for dancers descending a staircase worthy of Busby Berkeley.

    On the runway extending out over the orchestra, the girls would gesture back and forth. Project Gutenberg believes the Court has no jurisdiction over the matter, but until the issue is resolved, it will comply. I have other questions or need to report an error Please email the diagnostic information above to help pglaf. By the s, the four distinguishing characteristics of American burlesque had evolved: Minimal costuming, often focusing on the female form.

    Laughing makes people feel good, and as a result, funny sells. That was exactly how the people of the 17th and 18th centuries felt but at the same time, just like today, they also loved it. If you have enjoyed the book or found it useful, consider posting a review on amazon. Image-based submissions in which the humor can be conveyed via text alone are not allowed. Another often-performed piece is Richard Strauss 's Burleske for piano and orchestra.


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Yet this audience of ordinary people, in this ordinary burlesque theatre, applauded her in their simple way, and for years kept on applauding her as a featured artist, her name up in electric lights.

Often creating them to be risque and absurd. Armitage Shanks, cabaret singer and burlesque host American Burlesque American burlesque, which is the most popular form, took certain elements of Victorian burlesque and morphed into a whole new entertaining epidemic.

We'll unban it and it should get better. How can Delia save the day? Fields Burlesque humor revisited book, Al JolsonFannie Brice, Bert Lahrand Phil Silvers were among the comedians who served their apprenticeship before the rowdy burlesque audiences.

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Taking well known plays, operas and ballets and turning them into musical comedies. Mark Teague does this so well in his book, Dear Mrs. Give it a twist Another way to ensure your book is humorous is to add a twist. The audience is all shadowy extras, whose friends will have to look real hard to spot them.

On the landing of those steps on that first night, Ali sees a black girl standing, who smiles nicely to her. The Virgile Travesty —53 of Paul Scarron is one of the best known of many burlesque or antiheroic epics on classical themes.

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