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thrust stage

n.
A stage that extends into the audience's portion of a theater beyond the usual location of the proscenium and often has seats facing it on three sides.
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thrust′ stage`


n.
a stage that extends well beyond the proscenium arch and is usu. surrounded on three sides by seats.
[1965–70]
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thrust stage

A stage projecting into the audience area.
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Noun1.thrust stage - a theater stage that extends out into the audience's part of a theater and has seats on three sides
theater stage, theatre stage - a stage in a theater on which actors can perform
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Following in the success of The Beggar's Opera and A Little Night Music, Little Shop of Horrors will be the third consecutive Made by Storyhouse summer musical and will play on the theatre's more intimate thrust stage.
On its thrust stage, always so depressing flat and lacking embellishment, Arden is a roll-up circle of green fabric and the "forest" is a circle of upright planks painted a kind of turquoise greeny-blue.
The 5,000 seater arena will have a 70ft wide stage and a 60ft long thrust stage, with some scenes taking place around and above the audience.
The show will be performed across a 70-foot wide stage and a 60-foot long thrust stage, with some scenes taking place around and above the audience.
with showings of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner on the Wurtele Thrust Stage and An Enemy of the People on the McGuire Proscenium Stage.
The 5,000-seat arena layout will have a 70ft wide stage and a 60ft long thrust stage, with some scenes taking place around and above the audience.
It was first staged at The Courtyard Theatre in Stratfordupon-Avon, which had a thrust stage, so the move to the West End's Cambridge Theatre meant some slight changes to fit a proscenium arched stage.
Not only did the town become that cultural center, but the Stratford Festival Theatre introduced an innovative thrust stage design adapted from the three-sided Elizabethan stage combined with the Greek amphitheatre, wherein the sloping auditorium surrounds the stage.
The theatre's two stages--the 24-foot, 900-seat center stage and the 467-seat proscenium thrust stage, called the Sorenson Legacy Jewel Box Theatre--will allow the Hale Centre Theatre to "never go dark," said Dietlein.
PAUL -- Mu Performing Arts' final play in its 20152016 season is the world premiere production of tot: THE UNTOLD, YET SPECTACULAR STORY OF (a filipino) HULK HOGAN, on June 17 - 26, at Park Square Theatre's Boss Thrust Stage.
It's an elegant concept that works well on a thrust stage, allowing Vivienne to move along curves and diagonal lines.