minstrel show

Definitions of minstrel show

n a variety show in which the performers are made up in blackface

Type of:
variety, variety show
a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

n a troupe of performers in blackface

Type of:
company, troupe
organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)

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