thrust stage


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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.

thrust′ stage`


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

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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The 5,000 seat arena layout will have a 70-foot wide stage and a 60-foot long thrust stage, with some scenes taking place around and above the audience.
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.
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.
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.
It was first staged at The Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-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.
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Oregon Contemporary Theatre's thrust stage can be a problem during a soliloquy.
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The show is designed to be performed under a proscenium arch, which has had to be created on the Everyman's thrust stage - and one imagines there might be a few sight-line issues for some audience members when it comes to the action, which takes place up-stage.
In its heart of hearts, the extraordinarily deep and often underutilized thrust stage of the Vivian Beaumont has probably always yearned to host an opera.
The Beaumont's thrust stage, with the audience on three sides, makes an exact reproduction unworkable.