prompter's box


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Noun1.prompter's box - a booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits; opens toward the performers on stage
kiosk, stall, booth, cubicle - small area set off by walls for special use
forestage, proscenium, apron - the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)
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When they had finished their song the girl in white went up to the prompter's box and a man with tight silk trousers over his stout legs, and holding a plume and a dagger, went up to her and began singing, waving his arms about.
A box beside the prompter's box was reserved for the chief gas-man, who from there gave his orders to his assistants and saw that they were executed.
On the left, occupying more than half of the state, the radical writers shine resplendent under dialect lighting-effects, one ear attuned to the Slavic accents of the stooge in the prompter's box and the other to the tender reverberations of their chief tragedian, Shlonsky, who walks Hamlet-like among them.