In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Tonight there will be a Tanwood School of Performing Arts 60th anniversary show, with an interlude performance from the Moloney School of Irish Dancing, at the Arts Centre in Devizes Road.
- The evening might best be described as a surreal musical revue with spoken-word interludes and snatches of drama.
- In between the shows, the comic interludes were performed to keep the audience in good spirits with twinkle-footed clowns.
- At one point in Act I they all stand on the tilted stage, in a straight line, during one of the interludes.
- Even the staging is poor: the Pyramus and Thisbe interlude is inexplicably set on a high balcony, remote from the audience.
- It's a smorgasbord, complete with physical sketch comedy, musical interludes, and dance performance.
- She made her debut dancing with Anton Dolin's company in London in 1929, performing balletic interludes in revues at the Coliseum.
- That interludes were sometimes performed by villagers we know from ‘Pyramus and Thisbe’ in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
- Apart from the Malaysian dance performance, by way of an interlude, Madurai too put its best foot forward with a brief fire dance by a local performer.
- The work was divided between dance interludes and theatrical dialogue.
- The plot in this play is difficult to follow, but the minimal dialogue, emphasis on visuals and musical interlude performed on stage by the actors makes it offbeat enough to enjoy.
- In the interludes between the 12 scenes, the Andorrans take the witness stand to disclaim any responsibility for Andri's death, rather in the manner of Adolf Eichmann during his trial.
- They included sixteen endearing young students from the ballet school whose gracious performance of the Polish interlude was delightful.
- During the orchestral interludes, the curtain remains up and characters mime to the music.
- In the 1900s, Cons began staging Shakespearian scenes during concert interludes.
- Dancers have only one and a half minutes in the interlude to change clothes.
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