jukebox musical
 n.— «It highlights the challenges faced by writers of so-called catalog, or jukebox, musicals, an increasingly popular form of show in which a new story is woven around existing hit songs.…In particular, the problem for “Good Vibrations,” and other jukebox shows, is that the song lyrics cannot be altered to fit the sentiments of the characters who sing them.» —“You Can Name the Tune, But Does It Fit the Plot?” by Jesse McKinley New York Times Feb. 14, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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