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production number Syllabification: pro·duc·tion num·ber

Definition of production number in English:


A spectacular musical item, typically including song and dance and involving all or most of the cast, in a theatrical show or motion picture.
Example sentences
  • In general, each number gets staging similar to a production number in a musical, complete with all of the extravagances of spectacle except Technicolor.
  • The dance production number takes all the worst qualities of the show and bloats them - the vapidity, the overlongness, the gaudy tackiness.
  • Neither the song nor the production number have much to offer, unless you're dying to see Mitzi Gaynor get tattooed.
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