jukebox musical


Definition of jukebox musical

: a musical that features popular songs from the past

Examples of jukebox musical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The jukebox musical was intended to echo its namesake: Alanis Morissette’s multi-Grammy-winning 1995 album, which launched her as a beacon of unapologetic honesty and unwavering conviction, especially when singing about tough subjects. Los Angeles Times, 16 Sep. 2022 The campaigns have included a jukebox musical, numerous reissues and lavish box sets, an EDM remix, documentaries (most recently 2018’s Elvis Presley: The Searcher), and biopics (starring Kurt Russell and a pre-Miami Vice Don Johnson). David Browne, Rolling Stone, 16 Aug. 2022 While the couple enjoys their visit to the mediterranean, the actor is also said to be planning his next project: the 1970s jukebox musical Sailing, according to Deadline. Giovana Gelhoren, PEOPLE.com, 16 July 2022 The jukebox musical comedy will follow the trials and tribulations of a group of 1970s musicians discovering the smooth sounds and lifestyle from yacht rock. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 July 2022 Conan was in attendance for a performance of & Juliet, a buzzy new jukebox musical currently running in Toronto, after a successful West End stint. André-naquian Wheeler, Vogue, 11 July 2022 After expanding her musical output to Broadway with her 2019 Tony Award-winning jukebox musical Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette will soon explore a new sonic territory: meditation music. Kat Bouza, Rolling Stone, 19 May 2022 The $85 million jukebox musical sequel earned another $4.8 million (-17%) sixth weekend gross. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 30 Jan. 2022 Illumination's $85 million jukebox musical should earn around $19.51 million (-13%) in weekend two for a $90 million 12-day cume. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 1 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of jukebox musical

1993, in the meaning defined above

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25 Sep 2022

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“Jukebox musical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jukebox%20musical. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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