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 Their decades-long relationship dates back to the early 1980s, when Goldwyn was working at a summer theater camp and Musky was on the cusp of working on one of the biggest rom-coms in cinematic history, When Harry Met Sally. Emily Weaver, Peoplemag, 1 June 2024 Court Theatre is resident at the University of Chicago and dates back to an outdoor summer theater in the 1950s. Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune, 15 Sep. 2023 Advertisement Things to do: Besides year-round beer tasting on Vista’s famed Hops Highway and summer theater at the Moonlight, guests can take an educational stroll through the Alta Vista Botanical Gardens. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2023 The arrangement saves him a two-hour commute to and from his home in Bellevue, Wash., giving him extra time to do things like driving his 11-year-old daughter to a summer theater camp. Don Lee, Los Angeles Times, 3 Aug. 2023 This list of seven summer theater stops, both within Chicago and just beyond, should help those looking to experience theater in a way only summer can provide. Jerald Pierce, Chicago Tribune, 12 July 2023 The duo has been running the camp for at least five years, although the Carroll Arts Center has provided summer theater programing for a long time, Strosnider said. Thomas Goodwin Smith, Baltimore Sun, 29 June 2023 Trinity co-founder and artistic director Sean Boyd said the new space will open to the public on June 20, which is kickoff day for the company’s Level Up summer theater camp programs for youth. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 May 2023 Also known for entertainment, Ogunquit features summer theater at the Ogunquit Playhouse, dating to 1933. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 22 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1761, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of summer theater was in 1761

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“Summer theater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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