little theater


Definition of little theater

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

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Plus all those nice little theaters around the state. Christopher Arnott,, "Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' 'Love’s Labour’s Lost' Announced For Summer," 24 Apr. 2018 Our little theater is a perfect size for five characters. Jessi Virtusio, Post-Tribune, "L'arc en Ciel marks season with 'Funny Valentines'," 15 Feb. 2018 Numerous newspaper columns were written about a defiant old woman and her little theater. Alex Vadukul, New York Times, "The Little Theater That Could," 1 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of little theater

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of little theater was in 1912

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