jukebox musical

[ jook-boks myoo-zi-kuhl ]
/ ˈdʒukˌbɒks ˌmyu zɪ kəl /

noun

a musical that uses songs that are not original to the play or movie and are integrated into the plot: This jukebox musical tells the tale of an uptight little town that comes alive to the tune of more than two dozen Elvis hits.

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Origin of jukebox musical

First recorded in 1980–85

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