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showman

a person who presents or produces a theatrical show, etc.
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The season ended with a string of dates to the west and south of Glasgow, reaching Irvine of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire on the first week of December, after which the showmen started preparing for the Christmas and New Year fairs.
This was an extended family of Victorian-era showmen who had their roots in the town.
Abe Froman Showmen is an attempt to restore some of the luster back into the institution of deejaying.
Like showmen who accentuated the grotesqueness of their exhibits, Demme's directorial decision to shock audiences with Beloved's otherness depletes the character of her resonance.
28) Showmen and their audiences were "playing with fraud," taking the anxieties and fears of an emerging market society and making them into a new popular culture in which deception and illusion were absolutely central.
These showmen often went into remote areas, Northern Ontario for example.
There are more than 4,000 showmen and 200 fairs that set up every week across the UK, but beyond the curtain of bright lights and candy-floss is a hidden world with its own rites, traditions and feuds.
EAstENDErs star Larry Lamb was amazed to find he is from a family of showmen who specialised in lion taming.
FORMER EastEnders star Larry Lamb has discovered he's from a family of daredevil showmen who specialised in taming lions.
Shy, private, unwilling to publicly declare his homosexuality - Freddie Mercury was one of the greatest showmen of his generation.
The showmen arrange over 150 fairs weekly - from March to November - and many in winter too, both here and abroad.
With its latest group of DVD releases, fans old and new alike can relive or learn about the NBA's past and present, its legends of yesteryear and showmen of today.