theater-in-the-round

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ˌtheatre-in-the-ˈround 7 [theatre-in-the-round] (especially US ˌtheater-in-the-ˈround) noun uncountable
a way of performing plays on a stage which is surrounded by the audience

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • theater-in-the-round — ☆ theater in the round [thē′ə tər in thə round′ ] n. ARENA THEATER …   English World dictionary

  • theater-in-the-round — noun (plural theaters in the round) Date: 1948 1. a theater in which the stage is located in the center of the auditorium called also arena theater 2. the style or method of staging plays in a theater in the round …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • theater-in-the-round — the′ater in the round′ n. 1) sbz arena theater 2) sbz a style of theatrical presentation in which the audience is seated on all sides of the performance area • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • theater in the round — noun a theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage • Syn: ↑arena theater • Hypernyms: ↑theater, ↑theatre, ↑house …   Useful english dictionary

  • theater-in-the-round — /thee euh teuhr in dheuh rownd , theeeu /, n. 1. See arena theater. 2. a style of theatrical presentation in which the audience is seated on all sides of the performance area. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • theater-in-the-round — noun A theatre in the form of an arena, with seating on at least three of the four sides …   Wiktionary

  • the|a|ter-in-the-round — «THEE uh tuhr ihn thuh ROWND», noun. Especially U.S. a theater in which the stage is surrounded by seats on all sides, whether in a permanent building, a tent, or out of doors; arena theater …   Useful english dictionary

  • Theater for the New City — Founded in 1971, Theater for the New City (known familiarly as “TNC ) is one of New York City’s leading Off Off Broadway theaters, known for radical political plays and community commitment. Productions at TNC have won 43 Obie Awards and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Shooting in the round — refers to a style in Cinematography where you break the 180 degree rule and film the actors on all sides.The name of the style is originally brought from the theater, called Theater in the round.References… …   Wikipedia

  • theatre-in-the-round — or arena stage Theatre in which the stage is located in the centre of the auditorium with the audience seated on all sides. The form evolved from Greek theatre and was used in medieval times. From the 17th century the proscenium stage limited… …   Universalium

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