burletta


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burletta

(bɜːˈlɛtə)
n
a type of comic opera

burletta

A variation on burlesque, the burletta developed along more musical lines. The sense of parody slowly disappeared, to be replaced by a popular formula of songs and stage effects.
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Previous to the above will be acted also, 1st time, a Comic Burletta, called HARVEST HOME; or, the Tythe Sheaf.
11) Once Clarissa had moved to the evening bill, a series of matinee performances of Robert Buchanan's burletta Miss Tomboy were introduced in March 1890 to general approval with Mary in the role of Dolly Primrose, another servant's part.
All being well he'll have one more crack at the Leger Lorrys Options, currently quoted at 33-1 with the sponsor for the Wimbledon Classic, will attempt to become one of the oldest winners of the Category One highlight which dates back to 1928 when Burletta triumphed at now-defunct Wembley.
Quanto al nazismo, fino al 1936 condannarlo e metterlo in burletta fu quasi un obbligo per ogni fascista (solo una frangia minoritaria, con personaggi tra loro diversi quali Delio Cantimori o Julius Evola, simpatizzo per esso).
In fact, the lone performance of Rossini's Otello in this city prior to the 1844 premiere of Rice's burletta was not just at the Chestnut itself--the populist site of Rice's own performance-but also over a decade earlier, on January 23, 1833.
Burletta for the meticulous precision in performing the compression set tests.
O'Flaherty also wrote anonymously the one act burletta Life in Sydney, or The Ran Dan Club, 'written expressly for the Royal Victoria Theatre Sydney July 31st 1843' [SZ 60].
Resolution and achievement also set the goal for Robert Patten's fine survey of Dickens' emergent years His Dickens toys with being an aspiring actor, a lawyer, a reporter, and journalist, one who first creates sketches, pamphlets, a farce, an operatic burletta and then a long work that takes time to shape itself into a kind of novel; next an author contracted to produce three more novels--all this before the age of twenty-four.
Glover's musical burletta The Fashionable Beauty in which Odell took the role of Lord Sheeply, but the production was considered a failure all round by The Era (11 Apr.
Worrall begins from the facts that, firstly, only the two Royal patent theaters of Covent Garden and Drury Lane were licensed to perform spoken tragedy and comedy, while the rest of the London theaters were restricted to the hybrid musical form of burletta, and, secondly, London's theaters were obliged to submit all play-scripts to the censorship of the Lord Chamberlain's Examiner of Plays.