flyman

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flyman

(ˈflaɪmən)
n, pl -men
(Theatre) theatre a stagehand who operates the scenery, curtains, etc, in the flies
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A backstage team including the company manager, seven in stage management, six stage crew, four flymen, three followspot operators, three carpenters, three automation operators, three sound operators, three electricians, seven dressers, four wigs personnel and five wardrobe personnel; ?
When we were playing every day on the streets, we were surrounded by violent alcoholics, flymen, conmen and criminals.
Pryce, the new Head Carpenter for the second season, engaged slightly fewer men throughout the whole season and the only increase in numbers during the pantomime was for extra joiners, flymen, stage men and cellar men, the total wage payments increasing by only a few pounds each week when compared to the rest of the season.
If the reason for the flying bridges is for quick access across stage, why introduce an obstacle to the flymen on the third gallery by making them climb the ladder to reach the bridge?
I look forward to tying The Pearl with the new Nymph Head, a tungsten bead with built-in eyes, manufactured by Flymen Fishing Company.