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showman

a person who presents or produces a theatrical show, etc.
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Mr Holden said: "The development itself will provide much needed family accommodation and operational facilities for the travelling showmen community, allowing them to carry on sustainable business and their hard-working way of life.
A separate group to gypsies, Showmen have a distinct culture of their own but Shelby has experienced prejudice.
Also in Victorian times came the fairgrounds and showmen whose arrival in a town or village was one of the highlights of the year.
The Showmen's Guild of Great Britain was founded in 1889 and is the trade association for travelling showmen.
Race superiority, metaphorically reiterated in the parading of overtly transgressive bodies, was made explicit as Barnum and other showmen staged grossly performative acts of racial identity.
NEW YORK Gotham industryites and New Line brass rallied in force last week to fete co-chairmen Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne at Variety's cocktail party to honor the 2004 Showmen of the Year.
Cook does a wonderful job of explaining why this occurred, and demonstrating the ways in which the provocative mix of "illusionism" and "realism" devised by these showmen was incorporated into commercial popular culture.
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.
But we have had Showmen say that the first Friday in Warwick was the busiest they had known for a long time.
Some of these showmen travelled from town to town, carrying a box full of films.
Last year, the Hoppings was absent from the moor after a dispute between showmen and The Freemen of Newcastle, who own the land.
I look forward to renewing acquaintances with my many showmen friends from around the country who attend the Hoppings," he added.