summer theater

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Definition of summer theater

: a theater that presents several different plays or musicals during the summer

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To most people, a park that shares space with an industrial-size pile of road salt might not be an ideal setting for outdoor summer theater. Gail Waterhouse, BostonGlobe.com, "In Chelsea, ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is a work of industry," 5 July 2018 And so began the catalog shoots, summer theater camps, and commercial tryouts—a run at child stardom that her mother Janine would ultimately put the brakes on. Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, "Still Got It," 3 Oct. 2013 The summer theater production based on the 1988 film starring Tom Hanks will be presented July 19-20 at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Ted Slowik, Daily Southtown, "Slowik: Homewood takes spotlight on 'WGN Morning News' live block party broadcast," 13 July 2018 In a rehearsal room underneath the Oak Park and River Forest High School stage, students were busy memorizing their lines, reciting their lyrics and tweaking their choreography as the school’s summer theater production was fast approaching. Steve Schering, chicagotribune.com, "'It’s not your typical show': OPRF set to stage summer theater production," 29 June 2018 The new Pegasus PlayLab, a summer theater festival dedicated to developing new plays by emerging playwrights, is underway at the University of Central Florida. Matthew J. Palm, OrlandoSentinel.com, "New Pegasus PlayLab theater festival brings new works to UCF," 7 June 2018 The music circus was a summer theater in the round under a striped tent, which drew large audiences before closing in 1970. Bonnie L. Cook, Philly.com, "Louis J. Cameron Sr., 92, shipbuilder and musician," 31 May 2018 This popular park’s attractions include high bluffs, sandy beaches, an 1860s lighthouse, a challenging 18-hole golf course, and professional summer theater performances. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Four Spots for the Perfect Scenic Photo," 13 Apr. 2018 Year-round arts classes, summer theater schools, and community education are in the mix – as are dynamic projects that develop new theater works. John Timpane, Philly.com, "Surprise: There's good theater in the Philly suburbs," 13 Apr. 2018

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1761, in the meaning defined above

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