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music hall

Translation of music hall in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable (entertainment)
    music hall (masculine)
    revista (feminine) de variedades
    Example sentences
    • Its image became ever more widespread: postcards, advertisements and music-hall comedy routines and songs all played on the ‘bathing beauty’, and on its obverse, the obese, grotesque older woman.
    • His humour was closely related to that of music-hall comedy acts (which he enjoyed seeing) and he said that the jokes for his postcards always came before the drawings.
    • It's very exciting to have songs, and music-hall elements, and drama and satire, a whole different bunch of concerns, slammed together in a way that actually makes quite a lot of sense.
  • 2 countable (building)
    Example sentences
    • While a coup d'état storms the streets, two Russian actors try to make an entertaining performance in a music hall theatre.
    • Close to the present hotel, other more dignified entertainment was not lacking; there were several theatres or music halls in the neighbourhood - such as the famous one on Fishamble Street and Smock Alley.
    • The air raid protection department of the Home Office has announced that should war break out, all theatres, music halls and other places of public entertainment will be closed.
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