Variety Theaters

Theaters devoted primarily to the presentation of such performing art forms as pantomime, puppetry, or shadow shows; popular in France and Italy during the late 19th century.

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variety theaters American English
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theaters, variety American English
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variety theatres British English
variety theatre British English
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variététheaters Dutch
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teatro de variedades Spanish
teatros de variedades Spanish
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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007144. The J. Paul Getty Trust.