music hall


Definition of music hall

: a vaudeville theater also : vaudeville

Examples of music hall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After false starts and scheduling hiccups brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the multi-arts venue has announced a four-show roster for the 2021-22 season for its 1,900-seat music hall main stage. Rohan Preston, Star Tribune, 9 June 2021 The music hall will remain open past June 19, offering concerts and events for vaccinated audiences. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 18 May 2021 That piano sits in a small music hall adjoining the Reader’s Oasis bookstore, also along Main Street. Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic, 27 Apr. 2021 On its GoFundMe page, the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia, suggests that, short of a straight-up donation, the best way to support the legendary music hall is to buy a T-shirt or hat. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 12 Mar. 2021 Male mimics Vesta Tilley and Hetty King were widely celebrated on British music hall stages of the 19th century. New York Times, 4 Mar. 2021 As such, the trick is arguably closer to ‘disappearances’ staged in Victorian music hall using arrangements of slanted mirrors than to the modern use of substances called metamaterials to achieve invisibility by guiding light rays in unnatural ways. Philip Ball, Scientific American, 11 June 2013 No matter; even the dusty material, delivered in the genially unpretentious British music hall style by Polycarpou, a versatile baritone, and the West End star Sally Ann Triplett, is diverting. New York Times, 3 Feb. 2021 The band hasn’t performed in Huntsville since a 2012 show at now-shuttered music hall Crossroads. Matt Wake |, al, 27 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of music hall

1842, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jun 2021

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“Music hall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of music hall

: a theater in which popular entertainers performed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries also, chiefly British : the type of entertainment that was performed in such a theater

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