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Interlude may refer to:

  • a short play (theatre) or, in general, any representation between parts of a larger stage production
  • Entr'acte, a piece of music performed between acts of a theatrical production, or a short play-within-a-play within a larger theatrical work
  • a section in a movement of a musical piece, see: Bridge (music) or Break (music)
  • a piece of music composed of one or more movements, to be inserted between sections of another composition: see also intermezzo, and for the Baroque era: sinfonia





  • Morality play, a modern critical term describing Medieval and early Tudor theatrical entertainments that were known as "Interludes"
  • A short film in the 1950/60s used as a filler between BBC TV programmes and to provide an alternative to a caption during periods of technical failure.