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musicalmusical2 ●●○ noun [countable]  APMAPTa play or film that includes singing and dancing Webber had three musicals playing in London at one time.Broadway/West End musical (=one that is performed in New York’s or London’s important theatres) Carroll appeared in a number of Broadway musicals.
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musicala hit song from the 1940 musical "Pal Joey"Merrick offered a revealing critique of Stephen Sondheim's high-concept Follies, a musical about ageing showgirls in midlife crisis.No, it was because O Brother is a musical.a Broadway musicalIt also features serious drama festivals, touring shows, lively musicals and pantomime.In addition, almost every major musical of the past twenty-five years appears somewhere in the lists.His embrace of popular culture extended to the movie musicals of the time, which provided lucrative employment.But its demise was further justification to the movie industry that musicals are the kiss of death.Last year the musical had the audience dancing in the aisles so tickets are selling fast.The musicals are a real horse race.Broadway/West End musicalEssentially Manchester's only outlet for West End musicals, the theatre didn't know what had hit it.