Definition Of theater


a building or outdoor area in which plays and other dramatic performances are given.

Performances increasingly moved to theatres with proscenium arches, so the audience now viewed the dancers from the front, though no two spectators would have an identical view.

Example Of theater

  • a new theater of war has been opened up

  • Although I don't advocate moving from one theater to the next to see a movie you haven't paid for, I'm not against sneaking in a few outside snacks.

  • But it is not a tactical and theater missile threat that has formed the focus of National Missile Defense.

  • China has also been critical of the planned theater missile defense system to be jointly researched by Japan and the U.S.

  • During World War II, Soper was sent to the Mediterranean theater of operations as part of the U.S.A. Typhus Commission.

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