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  • noun Plural form of tableau.

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Examples

  • Vivre sa vie is told in eleven "tableaus," which are basically chapters covering an undisclosed amount of time (there's no indication if the story takes place over the course of weeks, months or years).

    DVD Verdict

  • Vivre sa vie is told in eleven "tableaus," which are basically chapters covering an undisclosed amount of time (there's no indication if the story takes place over the course of weeks, months or years).

    DVD Verdict

  • Vivre sa vie is told in eleven "tableaus," which are basically chapters covering an undisclosed amount of time (there's no indication if the story takes place over the course of weeks, months or years).

    DVD Verdict

  • Vivre sa vie is told in eleven "tableaus," which are basically chapters covering an undisclosed amount of time (there's no indication if the story takes place over the course of weeks, months or years).

    DVD Verdict

  • Whether an intimate exchange between king and queen, or a group ensemble, Christopher Luscombe's precise direction creates visually rich tableaus of Georgian high society.

    The Witty Madness of David Haig's George III Is Fit for a King

  • Special toys, dolls and tableaus are sold depicting skeleton cops and skeleton banditos, skeleton bus drivers and skeleton baseball players, skeleton dentists and skeleton patients, skeleton brides and skeleton grooms, skeleton nuns and skeleton ballerinas, skeleton dogs and skeleton cats.

    Donna Henes: Holy Halloween: A Day to Dance with Death

  • This time, Mr. Lepage did more to integrate the singers with the set, but its precipitous complexity still makes it better suited to grand backdrop tableaus.

    Where Intimacy Walked the Plank

  • Special toys, dolls and tableaus are sold depicting skeleton cops and skeleton banditos, skeleton bus drivers and skeleton baseball players, skeleton dentists and skeleton patients, skeleton brides and skeleton grooms, skeleton nuns and skeleton ballerinas, skeleton dogs and skeleton cats.

    Donna Henes: Holy Halloween: A Day to Dance with Death

  • Set in Jackson, Miss., the film's tableaus of domestic workers struggling to get along with the daily tensions of the Jim Crow South churn around news of the growing civil rights struggle and reach a fevered pitch with the assassination in Jackson of black leader Medger Evers.

    Paul Kleyman: Give The Help and Black Working Women a Break

  • The tableaus choreographer Takehiro Ueyama created at Dance Place Saturday night might just be the most memorable scenes audiences see there all year.

    A visual feast just needs a bit of food for thought

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