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Little theatre   /lˈɪtəl θˈiətər/   Listen
Little theatre

A small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups.  Synonym: little theater.

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"Little theatre" Quotes from Famous Books

... where lovers of music could find pleasure at any time, and where weekly concerts was given, most of the performers being of the musically inclined amongst the young people in the City of Justice. A pretty little theatre where they could act out little plays and dramas of a helpful, inspirin' sort. A big gymnasium full of the best appliances and latest helps to physical culture. A large bathing tank where the white marble steps led down to cool, sweet waters ...
— Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife • Marietta Holley

... Stoppelaer, humorist and caricaturist, wrote miniature plays for the doll performers, recited their parts, composed the music, played the accompaniments upon a smooth-toned organ, and painted the scenes. The stage was about six feet wide and eight feet deep; the puppets some ten inches high; the little theatre was divided into pit, boxes, and gallery, and held altogether about two hundred persons. For half a century no exhibition of the kind had appeared in London. The puppet show was old enough to be a complete novelty to the audience of the day. ...
— Art in England - Notes and Studies • Dutton Cook

Words linked to "Little theatre" :   theatre, theater, house

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