Definition of Musical theater
1. Noun. A play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing.
Generic synonyms: Film, Flick, Motion Picture, Motion-picture Show, Movie, Moving Picture, Moving-picture Show, Pic, Picture, Picture Show, Play
Derivative terms: Musical, Musical
Musical Theater Pictures
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musical Theater
Literary usage of Musical theater
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Berlin and Potsdam by Eva Apraku (2001)
"The newest of these acquisitions is the *Berlin musical theater on Potsdamer Platz. which was the first to perform Walt Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame. ..."
2. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, 1999edited by Barry Leonard edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"... the Arts—Opera and musical theater 45.101 1984B Promotion of the Arts—Opera-Musical Theater 1987B Consolidated into 45.024 45.102 1996B 45.015 Promotion ..."
3. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard, Mary K. Burnham, Bill Burnham (2005)
"Ashlawn Opera Festival takes place from July through mid-August in the boxwood gardens of Ash Lawn-Highland, Route 795, featuring opera and musical theater, ..."
4. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"VBK 4334 Oscar Brown, Jr. mentions minstrelsy as the first American musical theater and the only avenue open to black performers in its era. ..."