Terms in this set (16)
(Noun) a film or a play in which part of the story is sung to music.
My favourite musical is Mama Mia.
(noun) [C or U] a ballet dancer
By the age of 15 he had already composed his first ballet (= music for a ballet).
They stopped at the top of the hill to admire the scenery.
The movie won several awards for its special effects.
(noun) the particular combination of qualities in a person or place that makes them different from others
Politeness is traditionally part of the British character.
(noun) a large group of musicians who play many different instruments together and are led by a conductor
She's a cellist in the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
(noun) the set of clothes typical of a particular country or period of history, or suitable for a particular activity
The dancers leading the procession were in colourful and elaborate costumes.
(noun) the story of a book, film, play
The movie has a very simple plot.
(noun) something, such as a funny story or trick, that is said or done in order to make people laugh
Did I tell you the joke about the chicken crossing the road?
usually + adv/prep : If a story, film, etc. is set in a particular time or place, the action in it happens in that time or place .
Example : "West Side Story" is set in New York City in the late 1950s .
(noun) the actors in a film, play, or show
After the final performance the director threw a party for the cast .
Example : I liked the script, the cast, and of course working with Rob .
(noun) the words of a song
Example : George would take out his lyric book and acoustic guitar and play us the song we would be working on that day.
(noun) a way in which a film is filmed
Camera work got award.
(Noun) equipment in a home, workplace, studio, theater, or street for producing light.
(noun) the action of entertaining other people by dancing, singing, acting, or playing music
A performance of Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible"
(noun) a musical play in which most of the words are sung, or plays and music of this type
"Carmen" is my favourite opera.