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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But the evening's real theatre was unfolding on the wrong side of the prompter's box, and I kept fighting the urge simply to close my eyes and imagine what I wasn't seeing (and, too often, hearing) happen onstage.
Who are these slate prisons, aligned, half bowing offstage, half erupting out of the prompter's box? Glycerin stains the cheeks and the old fire tongs have their say.
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.