thrust stage

thrust stage
noun Etymology: thrust, past participle of 1thrust Date: 1965 a stage that projects beyond the proscenium so that the audience sits around the projection; also a forestage that is extended into the auditorium to increase the stage area

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  • thrust stage — n. a stage consisting of a raised platform extending from one end of a theater or from the proscenium, with audience seating on three sides …   English World dictionary

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  • thrust stage — a stage that extends beyond the proscenium arch and is usually surrounded on three sides by seats. * * * …   Universalium

  • thrust stage — noun a stage that extends into the auditorium so that the audience is seated around three sides …   English new terms dictionary

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  • stage design — Aesthetic composition of a dramatic production as created by lighting, scenery, costumes, and sound. While elements such as painted screens and wheeled platforms were used in the Greek theatre of the 4th century BC, most innovations in stage… …   Universalium

  • thrust — v. & n. v. (past and past part. thrust) 1 tr. push with a sudden impulse or with force (thrust the letter into my pocket). 2 tr. (foll. by on) impose (a thing) forcibly; enforce acceptance of (a thing) (had it thrust on me). 3 intr. (foll. by at …   Useful english dictionary

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