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music hall

n.
1. An auditorium for musical performances.
2. Chiefly British
a. A vaudeville theater.
b. Vaudeville.

music hall

n
1. (Theatre)
a. a variety entertainment consisting of songs, comic turns, etc. US and Canadian name: vaudeville
b. (as modifier): a music-hall song.
2. (Theatre) a theatre at which such entertainments are staged

mu′sic hall`


n.
1. an auditorium for musical performances.
2. a vaudeville theater.
3. Also called variety. a form of entertainment in Britain that resembled American vaudeville.
[1835–45]

music hall

1. vaudeville
2. A British equivalent of vaudeville.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.music hall - a theater in which vaudeville is stagedmusic hall - a theater in which vaudeville is staged
theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
2.music hall - a variety show with songs and comic acts etc.music hall - a variety show with songs and comic acts etc.
variety show, variety - a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
Translations

music hall

nteatro di varietà
References in classic literature ?
One evening Watson asked him to dinner at a restaurant and they went to a music-hall together; but he felt shy and uncomfortable.
She left the choice entirely to Ralph and William, who, taking counsel fraternally over an evening paper, found themselves in agreement as to the merits of a music-hall.
Why are they for ever meeting each other round street corners, and going to music-halls, and taking cabs late at night?
We are like what a music-hall Lion Comique would be without his opera-hat, if such a thing can be imagined.
I do not attend music-halls, sir, nor have I touched wine or spirits for years.
I've talked about theatres and music-halls, of events of the day, I've even--Heaven help me--talked of racing and football, but I might as well have talked of Herbert Spencer.
The young man had a concertina, and he played the tunes popular on the music-halls a dozen years before.
THE showbusiness world last night mourned Max Wall, the music-hall clown turned serious actor, who will be remembered for his funny walk.
which he also directed, the music-hall sequence reflects Charlie Chaplin's formative years as a child performer in London.
Such film programmes used to offer a variety of genres, an organizing principle borrowed from cafe-concert and music-hall, and included travel and nature pictures, documentaries on manufacturing processes, chase and sports pictures, trick-films and so-called feeries, filmed music-hall acts, and comic and risque subjects.