shadow play

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shadow play

n.
A play presented by casting shadows of puppets or actors on a screen. Also called shadowgraph, shadow show.

shadow play

n
(Theatre) a theatrical entertainment using shadows thrown by puppets or actors onto a lighted screen

shad′ow play`


n.
a show in which shadows of puppets, flat figures, or live actors are projected onto a lighted screen.
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Noun1.shadow play - a drama executed by throwing shadows on a wallshadow play - a drama executed by throwing shadows on a wall
show - a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
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PREVIOUS WINNERS | 2007: Paul Potts - singer | 2008: George Sampson - dancer | 2009: Diversity - dance troupe | 2010: Spelbound - gymnastic troupe | 2011: Jai McDowall - singer | 2012: Ashleigh and Pudsey - dog trick act | 2013: Attraction - shadow theatre group | 2014: Collabro - musical theatre group | 2015: Jules & Matisse - dog trick act | 2016: Richard Jones - magician | 2017: Tokio Myers - pianist THEY came in their thousands to take the first tenative steps in their hunt for fame and glory.
He has illustrated books by celebrated authors and published books on the Hellenic folk tradition and the shadow theatre.
This year, the shadow theatre will enthrall all age groups with exciting stories presented in a most innovative manner, creating a sense of suspense and expectation.
The highlights of the celebrations include a series of mesmerising shadow theatre performances based on the Tales of the Arabian Nights.
Aimed at children aged five to 10, the show uses puppetry, projection and shadow theatre to entertain, inspire and educate.
The three-day festival with shadow theatre, puppet making, calligraphy workshops, cultural sessions and private book reading sessions from prominent Emirati authors offered a new experience to families.
The shadow theatre is much of a stage to express ideas and experiences within human notions.
A two-day training on the advanced techniques of shadow theatre was also conducted for Y-Peer Oman, a global network of young people supported by UNFPA who volunteer to educate their peers about youth-relevant issues.
Muscat: An advanced puppet shadow theatre workshop was conducted for the Ministry of Social Development's counsellors to help them create awareness on social issues.
Oregon Shadow Theatre - "Jack and the Dragon" show for children will be presented at 1 p.
00 Popular children's story told through shadow theatre, music and digital projection.
Other past winners include singers Susan Boyle and Paul Potts, dance troupes Diversity and Spelbound, and shadow theatre outfit Attraction.