What is another word for musical theater?

Pronunciation: [mjˈuːzɪkə͡l θˈi͡ətə] (IPA)

The term "musical theater" is widely used to describe a theatrical performance that incorporates songs, music, and dance into its narrative. However, there are several synonyms for this style of theater, all with their unique implications. For example, "musical drama" signifies a performance that is driven by its story, while "opera" usually employs more elaborate music compositions with classical techniques. "Vaudeville" is another term used for musical theater, often associated with entertaining and comedic acts, while "revue" suggests a show that highlights talented performers. Other terms, such as "Broadway" and "West End" are specific to the regions where these types of shows are typically performed. Regardless of the terminology, musical theater has been an immensely popular form of entertainment for centuries.

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