crush bar

crush bar

n
(Theatre) a bar at a theatre for serving drinks during the intervals of a play
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For example, one group will go to the crush bar to see Judas betraying Jesus while the other will be in the attic listening the Temple high priests talking about him."
It is as though the Royal Opera House decided to lure people to the ballet by staging a farmers' market in the Crush Bar.
Thornton's Limited Edition Strawberry Crush bar hits the spot with a yummy mix of white choc and strawberries for 69p.
We first shook hands at the Crush Bar, in the Royal Opera House, London 1950.
The Philharmonic Hall's first floor crush bar (1939) is one of Britain's great art deco rooms, like being on a glamorous pre-war transatlantic liner, such as the Ile de France.
There is a crush bar for 50 people on the first floor and a BBC club house also provides lunch in a more pub-like atmosphere, but the canteen on the seventh floor, with more than 100 seats and a choice of hot and cold meals and stodgy puddings, is where most of the eating takes place.
In tonight's fly-on-the-wall documentary, there is a rift between two barmen at the House's Crush Bar. They might have worked together for 30 years, but they're not exactly what you'd call work-MATES.
The Ile de France heavily influenced land-based architects such as Liverpool's Herbert Rowse, whose beautiful crush bar at the city's Philharmonic Hall, of 1936, could have been directly lifted from that great ship.
The chairman of trustees, Sir Colin Southgate calls the new Opera House "the most technically advanced theater in the world." Indeed the physical improvements are stunning: a huge glass atrium where one can mingle before performances and during intermissions; the cosy, aptly named Crush Bar area; the auditorium that has been carefully and lovingly restored by David Mlinaric, still clad in its magnificent red and gold but now boasting air-conditioning, newly covered seats and lights, a raked floor in the stalls, clearer sight lines, and excellent acoustics; a new studio theater--the Linbury Theatre--which is to be used for a range of educational performances, chamber concerts, lectures, master classes, and rehearsals as well as a venue for staging new works.
Pressure on the famous Crush Bar adjoining the dress circle should be eased.