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  • n. An opera (dramatical production) that deliberately avoids the typical conventions of the opera.

Etymologies

anti- +‎ opera (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • At first blush, "The Threepenny Opera," Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's scrappy, satirical antiopera of 1928, wouldn't seem like a match for the cool, abstract theatrical style of Robert Wilson.

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