female impersonator


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female impersonator

n
(Theatre) a male theatrical performer who acts as a woman
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One turn follows another--jugglers, acrobats, rubber-jointed wonders, fire-dancers, coon-song artists, singers, players, female impersonators, sentimental soloists, and so forth and so forth.
Leading cinemas COMEDY Ceri Dupree The female impersonator presents an evening of visual comedy, impressions, music and jawdropping costumes.
Gary 'rst started to work as a female impersonator while he was a member of amateur dramatic groups in the West Midlands, including South Stas Operatic Company, Wolverhampton Musical Comedy Company and Bilston Operatic Society.
Pre-war, he was also in demand as a female impersonator and there's a photo of him looking convincing in costume.
And, while |Rhod it's already been screened in its entirety on BBC Wales, season five of the uber-narked stand-up's increasing vexatious, vocational adventuring finally got its first airing on BBC2 last week - and it's every bit as funny as Rhod's previous outings, like when he got soaked in "bin juice" as a refuse collector for Barry council, pounded the beat as a pretend policeman in Cardiff and subjected himself to the horrors of a 97% body wax in order to pass himself off as a female impersonator.
Waiting in the crowds were Bella Blue Bell and the Blue Bell dancers, a female impersonator with dancers.
In addition to the photographers there have been sessions by poet Peter Stafford, some amateur film-makers and even a female impersonator called Jenny, who worked with a group of women.
Recognized for his outstanding theatrical skills, Kanzaburo won fame as both as a "tachiyaku" male actor and an "onnagata" female impersonator.
Mrs Gladys Manders, whose husband Billie was a famous female impersonator with the Quaintesques, became such a close family friend that she would often join Bill and his parents on holidays and outings.
The female impersonator, born Daniel Patrick Carroll in Cork, described as "a star performer and a star human being" died on May 31 after a short illness.
The funeral of female impersonator Danny La Rue, described as a "true show business legend" took place in London yesterday.
Summary: The private funeral of female impersonator Danny La Rue will take place later in London.