revue vs review : Common Errors in English

About revue vs review

You can attend a musical revue in a theatre, but when you write up yourreactions for a newspaper, you’re writing a review.

revue Meaning(s)

  • (n) a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians

review Meaning(s)

  • (n) a new appraisal or evaluation
  • (n) an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
  • (n) a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
  • (n) (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data
  • (n) a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians
  • (n) a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art
  • (n) a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
  • (n) (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)
  • (n) practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
  • (n) a formal or official examination
  • (v) look at again; examine again
  • (v) appraise critically
  • (v) hold a review (of troops)
  • (v) refresh one's memory
  • (v) look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember

revue in News

  1. York's Box Lunch Revue offers a break from daily routine

    York, PA - The Box Lunch Revue in downtown York has been on Maria Wilson's summer concert schedule for about 17 years. Wilson, a contemporary guitarist, plays shows throughout central Pennsylvania, but her lunchtime performances at the shaded outdoor stage in Cherry Lane Courtyard have been some of her favorites.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: York Daily Record

  2. The Traveling Cabaret to perform at Brighton Memorial Library

    Musical revue group The Traveling Cabaret will give a performance titled “An Evening of Song, Dance and Comedy” at 7 p.m. July 23 at the Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave., Brighton.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Brighton-Pittsford Post

  3. Churchill School revue is ‘creative outlet’ for students

    FAIRFIELD TWP. – Churchill School’s “It’s A Grand Night for Singing,” a revue that featured Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most famous songs from “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music,” went on for more than
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Progress

review in News

  1. Movie review: Superman shows human side in ‘Man of Steel’

    Review » Strong emotions power this superhero reboot. In "Man of Steel," Superman does something none of his previous screen versions has ever done. No, not fly. Christopher Reeve did that in 1978.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Review board forms request to gain greater access to police records

    The Citizens Police Review Board is considering an expansion of its oversight of Columbia police that would include new checks and balances.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Columbia Daily Tribune

  3. Review: 'Man of Steel' gets 4.5 stars

    A review of the"Man of Steel" movie with no spoilers. Mild if anything.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: News Channel 5 Cleveland

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