Translation of playlet in Spanish:


obra breve, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpleɪlət//ˈpleɪlɪt/


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    obra breve feminine
    • ‘It was a short story which I turned into a playlet,’ he explains gleefully.
    • Not all of Tennessee Williams's unpublished or forgotten playlets deserve staging.
    • There may be a pun on suite, as in a set of pieces, but not on sweet, which is hardly the taste these playlets leave in the mouth.
    • The Bedroom, the title of the first playlet, is the bedroom of a well to do nobleman and his wife.
    • Confronted with divine works, the characters in Terrence McNally's two playlets react with decidedly profane thoughts.
    • The Sondheim revues work as well as they do because so often the songs are inherently dramatic, almost playlets in their own right.
    • Wilson doesn't force the show into a succession of playlets, but he gives the dramatic potential of each song a free run.
    • He doesn't create elaborate conceits or mini - playlets, either.
    • Wiltshire County Council has got together with two drama groups to produce five playlets which will be performed for new councillors after the county council elections in May.
    • More than 300 children, aged between four and seven, participated in different items including songs, nursery rhymes, playlets, story telling and fancy dress competition.
    • Sometimes they were monologues, sometimes they were playlets.
    • The playlets revolved around interesting situations like that of a naive, conservative and traditional mother whose teenage daughter breaks the news of her pregnancy.
    • This comic playlet aspires to be nothing more than an erudite pantomime.
    • So if these religious playlets are essentially such crowd pleasers, why aren't they staged more often?
    • It surfaces in all three playlets, where fathers bring death.
    • The young people involved will develop five playlets covering each of the county council's main aims.
    • Thirty pupils, aged eight and nine, put the reminiscences into words and music when they performed playlets and songs at Devizes Library with members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
    • There are a number of terrifying playlets dotted through the book.
    • This propels three playlets showing how, depending on trifles, the evening may turn out in three different ways, variously affecting four lives.
    • In performance, each sonnet is presented twice; even so, it is not easy to make the connection with the resulting playlets.