community theater


: the activity of acting in or producing a play in a theater for enjoyment and not as a job
He's done school plays and community theater.
a community theater group/production
: the plays produced by community theater
She spends her free time acting in community theater.
: a small theater where community theater is performed
performing at the local community theater

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Campy, self-aware, and extremely fun for kids and adults alike, the show has enjoyed a long life thanks to the beloved 1986 film adaptation, paired with endless revivals, tours, and community theater productions over the last four decades. Keaton Bell, Vogue, 16 Feb. 2023

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“Community theater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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