What does Revue mean?

Definitions for Revue
rɪˈvyure·vue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. revue, reviewnoun

    a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians

Wiktionary

  1. revuenoun

    A form of theatrical entertainment in which recent events, popular fads, etc., are parodied. Any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs.

  2. Etymology: From revue.

Wikipedia

  1. Revue

    A revue is a type of multi-act popular theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance, and sketches. The revue has its roots in 19th century popular entertainment and melodrama but grew into a substantial cultural presence of its own during its golden years from 1916 to 1932. Though most famous for their visual spectacle, revues frequently satirized contemporary figures, news or literature. Similar to the related subforms of operetta and musical theatre, the revue art form brings together music, dance and sketches to create a compelling show. In contrast to these, however, revue does not have an overarching storyline. Rather, a general theme serves as the motto for a loosely-related series of acts that alternate between solo performances and dance ensembles. Owing to high ticket prices, ribald publicity campaigns and the occasional use of prurient material, the revue was typically patronized by audience members who earned more and felt even less restricted by middle-class social mores than their contemporaries in vaudeville. Like much of that era's popular entertainments, revues often featured material based on sophisticated, irreverent dissections of topical matter, public personae and fads, though the primary attraction was found in the frank display of the female body.

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  1. revue

    A revue is a type of multi-act entertainment show that combines music, dance and sketches, often satirical or topical in nature, typically focusing on the presentation of a wide range of styles and themes. The performers may not necessarily have a connection to the content in each act, unlike a traditional play or musical. The revue has its roots in 19th century popular entertainment and vaudeville.

Wikidata

  1. Revue

    A revue is a type of multi-act popular theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches. The revue has its roots in 19th century American popular entertainment and melodrama but grew into a substantial cultural presence of its own during its golden years from 1916 to 1932. Though most famous for their visual spectacle, revues frequently satirized contemporary figures, news or literature. Due to high ticket prices, ribald publicity campaigns and the occasional use of prurient material, the revue was typically patronized by audience members who earned even more and felt even less restricted by middle-class social mores than their contemporaries in vaudeville. Like much of that era's popular entertainments, revues often featured material based on sophisticated, irreverent dissections of topical matter, public personae and fads, though the primary attraction was found in the frank display of the female body.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Revue in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Revue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Revue in a Sentence

  1. Jennifer Lopez:

    We have six f---ing minutes. We have 30 seconds of a song, and if we take a minute, that’s it, we’ve got five left, but, there’s got to be certain songs that we sing, though. We have to have our singing moments. It’s not going to be a dance f---ing revue. We have to sing our message.

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