Definition of production number in English:

production number

Line breaks: pro|duc¦tion num¦ber

noun

  • A spectacular musical item, typically including song and dance and involving all or most of the cast, in a theatrical show or film.
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    • 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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