merry widow


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merry widow

n.
A short strapless corset with half cups for the breasts and long garters.

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'It's not a patch on The Merry Widow ,' said Mr Prosser.
Opera Bohemia will perform The Merry Widow at Falkirk Town Hall on Friday, September 13.
THE MERRY WIDOW Opera Bohemia is celebrating its 10th birthday this year by undertaking its biggest ever tour and presenting a special production of Franz Lehar's much-loved operetta, The Merry Widow.
The Merry Widow St Cuthbert's Parish Church, Edinburgh, Perth Theatre, Thur-Fri Opera Bohemia is celebrating 10 years of bringing live opera around Scotland with a new production of Lehar's The Merry Widow.
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High on his list of Nazi collaborators was French actor Maurice Chevalier, star of such movie musicals as Love Me Tonight and The Merry Widow (before the war) and Gigi and Can-Can (after the war).
This show will feature highlights from some of the great operettas of the Strauss family, Kalman and Lehar, including Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and many more.
It has been nearly three decades since The Merry Widow waltzed her way across the Vancouver Opera stage.
A favourite on Opera North's main stage, Stephanie sung the title roles in The Merry Widow and Kiss Me, Kate for the company, and is currently in rehearsals for Janacek's Katya Kabanova, which will open in Leeds in February.
1948: Franz Lehar, Hungarian composer of operettas including The Merry Widow, died in Vienna aged 78.
THERE is a double treat next month for North East Opera fans as a new production of Tosca and a revival of The Merry Widow comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal.
She was Gazmatti in La Bayadere, Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow and the Sugarplum Fairy in The Nutcracker.