Musical theater (Topical Term)
- Lyric theater
- Broader heading: Theater
New Grove dict. of American music (Musical theater)
Web. 3 (lyric theater: a theatrical production involving music)
Here are entered works on the broad area of music in the theater including opera, musical comedy, pantomime, revues, etc., and works about more than one such type. Musical works, often small in scale and primarily of the 20th century, that combine elements of music, drama, and sometimes dance in unconventional ways that result in works distinct from traditional forms are entered under Music theater.
Note under Music theater