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revue

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈvjuː
 
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Definition of revue in English:

noun

A light theatrical entertainment consisting of a series of short sketches, songs, and dances, typically dealing satirically with topical issues.
Example sentences
  • The Shuberts, theater owners and producers, offered a series of revues called Artists and Models.
  • Members of the newly-formed Actors' Community Theatre will perform their revue, The Opening Act, from Thursday to Saturday.
  • In the last decade of his life, composers such as Irving Berlin and Jerome Kern often solicited his services to write the ballet scores for elaborate dance routines in their revues or shows.

Origin

French, literally 'review'.

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