musical theater

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Noun1.musical theater - a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancingmusical theater - a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
play - a theatrical performance of a drama; "the play lasted two hours"
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How to choose a musical theater department that will challenge your dance technique:
Musical Theater Songs currently indexes 11,000 songs front 150 years of the musical theater repertoire and continues to grow.
Musical theater does not have much of a following in Egypt, although an Egyptian Arabic translation of Broadway favorite Les Miserables took Egypt by storm a few years ago, and musical theater group Fabrica has brought to life a stage production of the Arab classic Leila Kebira.
These numbers give us a glimpse into the strength of musical theater and the very unfortunate struggles of opera, which can be important factors when considering employment opportunities.
Along the Way: A Night of Contemporary Musical Theatre" will feature musical theater numbers along with contemporary cabaret tunes performed by Emma Sohlberg, who has spearheaded the show, along with Hannah Miller, Dylan Stasack and Spencer Hansen.
The Companion's organization exemplifies a traditional approach to musical theater historiography.
Forman, the nonprofit Valley Music School launched the region's first summer musical theater workshop for students entering Grades 5 through 10.
That musical theater leading ladies Patti LuPone and Audra McDonald should work together -- or with hot director John Doyle -- is hardly surprising.
Riis, Thomas, Just Before Jazz: Black Musical Theater in New York, 1890-1915, Washington, Smithsonian Institute Press, 1989, ISBN 0-874-74788-0
NEW YORK The Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation has announced the recipients of $50,000 in grants for musical theater development.
producer of the Tony Award-winning musicals Show Boat and Kiss of the Spider Woman, plans to combine and restore the Lyric and Apollo (also known as the Academy) theaters on 42nd Street into one 1,850-seat, state-of-the-art theater for the presentation of live musical theater productions.
The Kleban Foundation was created in accordance with the wishes of 'A Chorus Line' lyricist Edward Kleban (1939-1987) to encourage the growth and development of musical theater by awarding yearly grants to "promising lyricists and librettists working in the artistic form known as the "American Musical theatre.