Integrative Arts 10

Burlesque


"A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down yer pants."

-Burlesque Proverb


Key Terms from Lecture

Straight man & Stooge - Delivers Punch lines
Burly Clown
Develops the connection with audience
Scatological Humor

Verbal Characteristics
Verbal Circumlocution
Malapropism
Speech Impediment
Double Entendre
Aside- direct address to audience

Physical Characteristics
Crossovers
Bravura

Pinky Lee’s Stereotype
Comic devices, Burly Clown
Coy- will not swear out loud.
Effeminate- fussy, Saunters, “Minces About”


Here It Is, Burlesque! Review

Smithsonian Description of Burlesque

Burlesque Review from 1924

 


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