music hall


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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 ?
"He wants to go to a music hall to see a trained ape," said the mother, looking warningly at her husband.
This evening he was particularly careful not to neglect his duty, for he had just come from a conference with the boy's father and mother in which it had been impressed upon him that he must exercise the greatest care to prevent Jack visiting the music hall where Ajax was being shown.
In the meantime Jack was enjoying to the full the stolen pleasures of the music hall. He had reached the temple of mirth just as Ajax's act was commencing, and having purchased a box seat was now leaning breathlessly over the rail watching every move of the great ape, his eyes wide in wonder.
It was with difficulty that Tarzan restrained a smile, and after satisfying himself that the tutor was more scared than injured, he ordered his closed car around and departed in the direction of a certain well-known music hall.
"Oh, Mother," he cried, "there's a wonderful, educated ape being shown at one of the music halls. Willie Grimsby saw it last night.
He was sitting in a music hall one evening, sipping his absinth and admiring the art of a certain famous Russian dancer, when he caught a passing glimpse of a pair of evil black eyes upon him.
Before he left the music hall the matter had been forgotten, nor did he notice the swarthy individual who stepped deeper into the shadows of an opposite doorway as Tarzan emerged from the brilliantly lighted amusement hall.
The exercises connected with the dedication were held in Music Hall, in Boston, and the great hall was packed from top to bottom with one of the most distinguished audiences that ever assembled in the city.
The core and kernel of yesterday's great noon meeting, in honour of the Brotherhood of Man, in Music Hall, was the superb address of the Negro President of Tuskegee.
What a shop that was!" He had evidently been a very ordinary medical student, and drifted incontinently to the topic of the music halls. He told me some anecdotes.
So much time spent by day in questioning managers, agents, schools and choruses; by night among the audiences of theatres from all-star casts down to music halls so low that he dreaded to find what he most hoped for.
These two elements of the Beatles' career--their development as narrators, and their exploitation of Music Hall content and style--lift the group's music into a context of its own.