bouffe bouffe

Definition(s):

  • (n) opera with a happy ending and in which some of the text is spoken

Usage(s):

  1. Least violent is Career in C Major, which is intentional opra bouffe.
  2. This weekend the 33rd Toronto International Film Festival concluded its 10-day grande bouffe of celebrity sightings, endless queues and 312 features.
  3. As opera bouffe, the novel is first-rate.

News

  1. 'Carrie,' 'Boeing Boeing' part of CCM Studio Series

    The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) Studio Series will include a newly re-imagined musical adaptation of Stephen King’s “Carrie , a Shakespearean/zombie mash-up, “ Living Dead in Denmark ,” Emmanuel Chabrier’s charming opéra bouffe “L’étoile,” and a revival of the Tony Award-winning comedy classic “Boeing Boeing” produced in collaboration with the Carnegie Visual and ...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. “Carrie,” “Boeing Boeing” to be part of CCM Studio Series this year

    The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) Studio Series will include a newly re-imagined musical adaptation of Stephen King’s “Carrie, a Shakespearean/zombie mash-up, “Living Dead in Denmark,” Emmanuel Chabrier’s charming opéra bouffe “L’étoile,” and a revival of the Tony Award-winning comedy classic “Boeing Boeing” produced in collaboration with the Carnegie Visual and ...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

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