revue

If you like singing and dancing, you might enjoy seeing a revue, or a theatrical show featuring a lot of performers with a variety of talents.

The noun revue is somewhat old-fashioned, and this type of entertainment is more likely today to be called a "variety show." Revues were particularly popular in the early part of the 20th century, until the mid-1930s, and audiences attended them both for the funny, topical sketches as well as to see women dancing in scanty clothes. The earliest meaning of revue was "show presenting a review of current events."

Definitions of revue
  1. noun
    a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians
    synonyms: review
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    types:
    follies
    a revue with elaborate costuming
    Ziegfeld Follies
    a series of extravagant revues produced by Flo Ziegfeld
    type of:
    variety, variety show
    a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
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