little theater


Definition of little theater

: a small theater for low-cost dramatic productions designed for a relatively limited audience

Examples of little theater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a crowded little theater, jammed tight with props, a woman works at a messy desk. Helen Shaw, Vulture, 1 Oct. 2021 Clam digging and kayaking hybrid tours are a popular daytime draw, while evenings are best spent eating oysters and lobster or catching a play at the historical Victoria Playhouse, PEI's longest-running little theater. Julia Eskins, Travel + Leisure, 21 Sep. 2021 The gutsy little theater on East 4th Street, just in recent seasons, has produced shows like Slave Play, Once, and Hadestown, all of which later traveled uptown to play successfully on Broadway. Jackson Mchenry, Vulture, 3 Mar. 2021 While awaiting a possible guideline change, the little theater is streaming live shows with the actors on stage but the audience watching virtually at home. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Oct. 2020 The high school might use its little theater and library for classes to achieve separation. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 13 Oct. 2020 The studio opened that film in the middle of the day, in a little theater in Santa Monica, with no press. Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Aug. 2020 As a child, his mother even built him a little theater. Sanya Mansoor, Time, 8 Dec. 2019 The first session is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday in the little theater in Hinsdale South High School, 7401 S. Clarendon Hills Road, Darien. Kimberly Fornek,, 8 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of little theater

1912, in the meaning defined above

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6 Oct 2021

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“Little theater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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