little theater
noun Date: 1912 a small theater for low-cost dramatic productions designed for a relatively limited audience

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  • little theater — n. 1. a small theater, usually noncommercial and amateur, that produces experimental drama, often directed at a limited audience 2. drama produced by such theaters …   English World dictionary

  • little theater — {n.} A theater, usually with nonprofessional actors and actresses, which presents plays more for personal pleasure and practice than for profit. * /Little theater groups are active in all parts of the United States./ * /Many famous actors began… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • little theater — {n.} A theater, usually with nonprofessional actors and actresses, which presents plays more for personal pleasure and practice than for profit. * /Little theater groups are active in all parts of the United States./ * /Many famous actors began… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • little\ theater — noun A theater, usually with nonprofessional actors and actresses, which presents plays more for personal pleasure and practice than for profit. Little theater groups are active in all parts of the United States. Many famous actors began in… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • little theater — noun a small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups • Syn: ↑little theatre • Hypernyms: ↑theater, ↑theatre, ↑house …   Useful english dictionary

  • little theater — 1. generally noncommercial drama, usually of an experimental nature and directed at a limited audience. 2. a small theater, producing plays whose effectiveness would be lost in larger houses. 3. amateur theatricals. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • little theater — lit′tle the′ater n. sbz noncommercial or amateur theater, produced and acted by members of a local community …   From formal English to slang

  • Las Vegas Little Theater — Infobox Theatre name = Las Vegas Little Theatre image size = caption = address = 3844 Schiff Drive city = Las Vegas, Nevada latitude = 36.171971 longitude = 115.144615 owner = capacity = 155 (Mainstage) type = Local authority opened = 1978… …   Wikipedia

  • Little Theatre Movement — The Little Theater Movement was a social development of theater in the United States starting in 1912. After the new cinema replaced theater as a source of large scale spectacle, much American drama became focussed, intimate, noncommercial, and… …   Wikipedia

  • theater — noun 1. a building where theatrical performances or motion picture shows can be presented (Freq. 7) the house was full • Syn: ↑theatre, ↑house • Topics: ↑dramaturgy, ↑dramatic art, ↑dramati …   Useful english dictionary

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