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flies

 (flīz)
v.
Third person singular present tense of fly1.

flies

The space above the stage where scenery and lighting can hang out of audience view.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flies - (theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
space - an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"
Translations

flies

pl (Brit: on trousers) → (Hosen)schlitz m

flies

pl de fly
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Symposium participants were graciously led by the technical director of Het Toneelhuis, Freek Boey, through the backstage, substage, fly loft, and auditorium so participants could see firsthand the beautiful 1993 front-of-house renovations as well as the state of the wooden machinery (see photos at left).
Above the stage is a vast space, known as the fly loft, which is more than twice the height of the proscenium.
The placement of the cyclorama cut off a portion of the upstage, not necessarily a bad thing since it's a real battle to sing from back there against the theatre's high fly loft and its proscenium arch.