minstrel show

noun
a popular stage entertainment featuring comic dialogue, song, and dance in highly conventionalized patterns, performed by a troupe of actors, traditionally comprising two end men and a chorus in blackface and an interlocutor: developed in the U.S. in the early and mid-19th century.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism

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minstrel show
 
n
a theatrical entertainment consisting of songs, dances, comic turns, etc, performed by a troupe of actors wearing black face make-up

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Example sentences
The minstrel show craze that was the popular entertainment of the day was fueled in no small part by the banjo.
Wood's burn, who were burning corks for an amateur minstrel show.
When people go to see a minstrel show they want to see a real one or none at all.
The main feature of the entertainment was a minstrel show.
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