community theater

noun

Definition of community theater

US

  1. 1 :  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>

  2. 2 :  the plays produced by community theater <She spends her free time acting in community theater.>

  3. 3 :  a small theater where community theater is performed <performing at the local community theater>

Word by Word Definitions

communityplay
  1. :  a unified body of individuals: such as

    :  state, commonwealth

    :  the people with common interests living in a particular area

theater
  1. :  an outdoor structure for dramatic performances or spectacles in ancient Greece and Rome

    :  a building or area for dramatic performances

    :  a building or area for showing motion pictures

  1. :  of, relating to, or appropriate for use in a theater of operations


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