summer theater


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The on- and off-set bonding had the feel of a summer theater acting troupe. Stuart Miller, Variety, 10 Jan. 2023 The vintage poster hanging by the windows is from Lakewood Theater, the longest-running summer theater in the country, which sits just across the lake. Rhonda Reinhart, Country Living, 16 Aug. 2022 This is the summer theater production for young performers. Hartford Courant, 3 Aug. 2022 The Cape Playhouse, started in the 1920s, is a famous summer theater there. Lea Lane, Forbes, 6 July 2022 It currently is owned by a family that markets the property as The Victorian Whitinsville, a venue that hosts summer theater performances, workshops, and small weddings, according to the home’s website., 30 Apr. 2022 Williams and Strong met at Williamstown, the summer theater festival in the Berkshires, in the early 2000s. Jessica Wang,, 10 May 2022 Residents are pretty proud of Tamworth, a town where President Grover Cleveland summered and his relatives created The Barnstormers, reportedly the longest-running summer theater in the region., 15 Oct. 2021 Linden Square is a two-square-block walkable district, offering many creative venues for kids, for dance lessons, music lessons, piano lessons, the study of other instruments, and participation in a summer theater camp, according to Yusim. Gina Grillo,, 2 Nov. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1761, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of summer theater was in 1761

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“Summer theater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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