Gallery gods

Also found in: Idioms.
the occupants of the highest and cheapest gallery of a theater.

See also: God

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Milan Lucic received the Eddie Shore Award from the Gallery Gods for exhibiting exceptional hustle and determination, Rask collected the Elizabeth Dufresne Trophy after being voted the most outstanding player in home games by the Boston chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, and Hamilton received the John P.
Adamant in his belief that ballet was not an elitist art form, and sympathetic to the fact that not everyone can afford to buy tickets in the center of the Orchestra, he periodically made dances that reveal special nuances when seen from the vantage point of the "gallery gods." Among these is Union Jack, which has intricate floor patterns that are best examined from the upper rings.
Brad Marchand won the Eddie Shore Award from the Gallery Gods for hustle and determination; David Krejci won the Elizabeth Dufresne Trophy as the outstanding player in home games, selected by the Boston chapter of the PHWA; Tuukka Rask took home the John P.