I love your spelling.
I have nothing to say about Kabookie (Kabuki) dancers, but this reminds me of what my friends and I noticed while we lived in Japan.
Americans tend to emphasize the middle the word
Example: ShiBOOya (as in booya in your face) vs. the correct pronunciation: Shi-bu-ya
Well, I guess I could say one thing about Kabuki:
check out Takarazuka Revue: http://kageki.hankyu.co.jp/english/ . Instead of the men dressing like women the women dress like men.