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A play presented by casting shadows of puppets or actors on a screen. Also called shadowgraph, shadow show.
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(Theatre) a theatrical entertainment using shadows thrown by puppets or actors onto a lighted screen
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a show in which shadows of puppets, flat figures, or live actors are projected onto a lighted screen.
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|Noun||1.||shadow 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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