summer theater


Definition of summer theater

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

Examples of summer theater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the hours of shock since the news of Boseman's death, the story of how Denzel Washington paid for Boseman and other Howard students to attend a summer theater program at the University of Oxford has been much retold. Jake Coyle, Star Tribune, "Chadwick Boseman didn't just play icons. He was one.," 29 Aug. 2020 Pink Umbrella's summer classes Pink Umbrella's summer theater classes and coaching are open for registration through its website. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The pandemic forced a Milwaukee theater company to go virtual. Now its students with disabilities are thriving.," 8 June 2020 Round House has created a Web series, that has employed local playwrights and actors, and will conduct virtual versions of its summer theater camps. Peter Marks, Washington Post, "D.C. area theaters are mixed on reopening this year," 9 June 2020 Here’s a look the summer theater camps offered by Magik, The Public and the Woodlawn. Deborah Martin,, "The Woodlawn, Magik and Public theaters are offering online summer camps to San Antonio youngsters," 29 May 2020 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival begins as a summer theater project in Anniston. al, "The story of us: Alabama history 10,000 BC to now," 28 Nov. 2019 Thompson’s family ran the River Rep summer theater company at the Ivoryton Playhouse, 15 miles down river from the Goodspeed, throughout the 1990s. Christopher Arnott,, "Goodspeed’s 2020 season includes Darko Tresjnak directing ‘Candide’," 26 Sep. 2019 Millennium Park is already packed with great things to do, but the agenda gets even fuller as the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) kicks off its summer theater celebration. Web Behrens,, "15 things to do with the kids July 15-21," 15 July 2019 Eight-year-old Jenna Campbell is making her stage debut as the youngest performer; stage veteran Anthony Alessandrini, 18, is returning to the Laurel Mill Playhouse stage in his last performance with the kids’ summer theater. Patti Restivo,, "Laurel Mill Playhouse’s ‘Fame Jr.’ is a showcase for emerging young talent," 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of summer theater

1761, in the meaning defined above

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8 Sep 2020

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“Summer theater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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