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  • n. Plural form of revue.

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Examples

  • Sophie Karp (formerly Sara Siegel Goldstein), who had been discovered and trained for the stage by Goldfaden, became a popular soubrette in Yiddish revues and shows at the Bowery theaters on the Lower East Side of New York City.

    Yiddish Musical Theater in the United States.

  • Sophie Karp (1861 – 1906), who had been discovered and trained for the stage by Goldfaden, became a starring soubrette in Yiddish revues and plays at the Bowery theaters on the Lower East Side of New York City.

    Jewish Women and Jewish Music in America.

  • Canada and Latin America starring in Yiddish revues.

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  • Rowan Atkinson studied electrical engineering at the universities of Newcastle upon Tyne and Oxford, first appeared in Oxford University revues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and in 1981 became the youngest performer to have had a one-man show in the West End. Subsequent appearances include The Nerd (1984), The New Revue (1986), and The Sneeze (1988).

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  • She then tried modeling and dancing, including a long stint with Earl Carroll's revues.

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  • She weeps at unfavorable revues and argues with editors.

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  • "Cotton Club Parade," which will be the first Encores! event in City Center's newly renovated theater, draws on Ellington's years in the 1920s and '30s playing and composing for the elaborate Broadway-style revues at the iconic Harlem nightclub.

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  • "Crazy Horse," which opens a three-week run Jan. 18 at Film Forum, finds the 82-year-old director behind the footlights at the world-famous Paris cabaret, whose nude dance revues have made it one of the city's iconic attractions since the 1950s.

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  • After he arrived in New York, Mr. Harnick wrote both music and words for several songs in revues, but Mr. Harburg convinced him that he would do better to concentrate on lyrics.

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  • Act Two explodes all the fantasies indulged in by those antiquated musical revues.

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