mise-en-scène


mise–en–scène

noun

Definition of MISE-EN-SCÈNE

1
the array of painted backgrounds and furnishings used to establish the setting in a stage production <an era in which the mise-en-scène of Broadway musicals became ever more spectacular>
Synonyms decor (or décor), mise-en-scène, scene, set
2
the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded <the movie captures the mise-en-scène of bawdiness and ribaldry that we associate with a pirate port of call>

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