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little theatre

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(Theatre) theatre chiefly US and Canadian experimental or avant-garde drama, usually amateur, originating from a theatrical movement of the 1920s
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Noun1.little theatre - a small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groupslittle theatre - a small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups
theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
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little theatre

, (US) little theater
nKleinbühne f, → Kammerspiele pl; (for experimental theatre) → Experimentierbühne f
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Well, the jointure may comfort him; and perhaps, between friends, he began to tremble for his credit and his lungs in the Baron, and was not sorry to withdraw; and to make you amends, Yates, I think we must raise a little theatre at Mansfield, and ask you to be our manager."
In the evening "Dramatic Readings" were to be given at the little theatre in King Street.
To be sure London was rather thin, but, however, the Little Theatre was open.
We shall be admirably placed upon that little theatre. What do you think of it?"
About half-past eight I passed by an absurd little theatre, with great flaring gas-jets and gaudy play-bills.
is misinformed when he supposes that the highly-gifted and beautiful Miss Snevellicci, nightly captivating all hearts at our pretty and commodious little theatre, is NOT the same lady to whom the young gentleman of immense fortune, residing within a hundred miles of the good city of York, lately made honourable proposals.
There is a very pretty little theatre, in which operas are excellently performed.
The most abundant and the most agreeable evidences of progressing life in Cloisterham are the evidences of vegetable life in many gardens; even its drooping and despondent little theatre has its poor strip of garden, receiving the foul fiend, when he ducks from its stage into the infernal regions, among scarlet-beans or oyster- shells, according to the season of the year.
Middlesbrough Little Theatre Company continues to present six productions a year in the Middlesbrough Theatre and, as always throughout its long history, enthusiastically welcomes new members into its ranks.
The dramatic pulse in Birkenhead, then as now, was the Little Theatre, home of the Carlton Players.
Two awarded life membership by the Very Little Theatre
WHILE Saturdays are generally lazy days for me, today I will be looking at spreadsheets with my two business partners, Catrin and Nia, and balancing the books to see if our little theatre company can make it all the way to Edinburgh for this year's fringe festival.