An interlude ("between play") is:
*In theatre:
**a short play or, in general, any representation between parts of a larger stage production: see entr'acte.
** Morality play, a modern critical term describing Medieval and early Tudor theatrical entertainments that were known as "Interludes"
** Entr'acte, a short play-within-a-play within a larger theatrical work.

* In music:
**a section in a movement of a musical piece, see: Bridge or Break.
**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.
** Entr'acte, a piece of music performed between acts of a theatrical production.

**a period of time between or interrupting a larger one.

"Interlude" can refer to:
*Interlude (1968 film), a British movie.
*Interlude (magic trick), a stage illusion where someone passes through a magician's body.
*Interlude (video game), a Dreamcast video game as well as an anime OVA produced by Toei Animation.
*"Interlude" (aka "A Night in Tunisia"), a 1942 composition by Dizzy Gillespie.
*"Interlude" (1957 song), a Skinner / Webster song recorded by the McGuire Sisters in 1957.
*"Interlude" (Morrissey and Siouxsie song), a song by Morrissey and Siouxsie Sioux.
*"Interlude" (album), a 2001 album by British band Saint Etienne.
*"Interlude" (Iron Savior album), a 1999 EP by heavy metal band Iron Savior.
*"Interlude" (Kool Moe Dee album), a 1994 album by rapper Kool Moe Dee.
*"Interlude" (Toshiko Akiyoshi album), a 1987 album by jazz pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi.

Other music:
*A song by (+44) on their album When Your Heart Stops Beating.
*A song by Justin King on his self-titled debut.
*A song by Leftöver Crack, on their album "Mediocre Generica"
*Blink-182 has a song called The Fallen Interlude on their untitled/selftitled album, blink-182.
*A song by My Chemical Romance on their album Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge
*A song by Timi Yuro.
*A brief instrumental introduction to Muse's song Hysteria on their album "Absolution
*Atreyu have a song called An Interlude on their album The Curse.

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