theatre curtain


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Noun1.theatre curtain - a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audiencetheatre curtain - a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience; rises or parts at the beginning and descends or closes between acts and at the end of a performance
curtain, drape, drapery, pall, mantle - hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
safety curtain - a fireproof theater curtain to be dropped in case of fire
theater stage, theatre stage - a stage in a theater on which actors can perform
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The curved concrete and glass facade, like the flounces of a theatre curtain, was designed to flood the interior with light.
You don't very often - in fact, almost never - see a traditional theatre curtain at this venue, even if it is, of course, also the curtain for Nothing On, the play within the play.
He vividly remembers the heat on the back of his neck, like a flame licking the bare flesh, and that fireball: the blast parting clouds like a theatre curtain to reveal the hellish, spitting orb.
The performers - including Holby City star and Strictly Come Dancing winner Tom Chambers and triple Olivier award nominee Summer Strallen - had their picture taken as the theatre curtain was lifted.
HOSPITAL staff lifted the theatre curtain on their work in their wards.
TOP comedian Peter Kay lapped up the applause as he told Michael Parkinson how he pulled back a theatre curtain to reveal a magician stuffing his assistant in a box as they prepared a trick.
The mask was revealed through an iris cut out of the center of the theatre curtain and was backlit so that it glowed an eerie amber.
Picasso's theatre curtain of 1917 for the ballet Parade (that had a libretto by Cocteau set to music by Satie) was seen by 1.5 million people at the IFC2 mall in Hong Kong in October (left).
Or perhaps the maroon velvet dress, which looks like a collision between a theatre curtain and granny's tablecloth, is more to your taste.
In fact, sitting under the wall lamps with the tassle shades in the dim light, with that old theatre curtain effect, I started to think of The Muppet Show.
Don Pasquale ENGLISH TOURING OPERA GRAND THEATRE, WOLVERHAMPTON THERE'S a lovely scene at the start of Donizetti's humorous opera when Keel Watson, playing Don Pasquale, stands in front of the theatre curtain and appears to be conducting, with passion, the orchestra in the pit below.