community theater

noun

Definition of community theater

US
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 :the plays produced by community theater
  • She spends her free time acting in community theater.
3 :a small theater where community theater is performed
  • performing at the local community theater

Word by Word Definitions

community play
  1. : a unified body of individuals: such as

  2. : the people with common interests living in a particular area

  3. : a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society

theater play
  1. : a building or area for dramatic performances

  2. : a building or area for showing motion pictures

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

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


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