Apron Stage

Entertainment / Literature / Apron Stage: A stage that projects out into the auditorium area. This enlarges the square footage available for actors to walk and move upon. This feature was not common in the days of classical Greco-Roman theater, but it was a common architectural trait in Elizabethan times and remains in use in some modern theaters. An apron stage is also known as a thrust stage.

Other Words for Stage

Stage Verb Synonyms: position, situation, grade, level, stratum, tier, echelon, step, station, place, point, spot, juncture, division, phase, lap, status, condition
Stage Noun Synonyms: platform, dais, podium, rostrum
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Stage

Entertainment / Literature / Stage: An area set aside or deliberately constructed as a place for actors, dancers, musicians, or singers to perform. Often (but not always) a stage is located in an indoor theater or a large outdoor arena. MORE

Thrust Stage

Entertainment / Literature / Thrust Stage: Another term for an apron stage. MORE

Rearstage

Entertainment / Literature / Rearstage: The section of the stage farthest away from the viewing audience, the back of the visible stage as opposed to 'backstage' and out of sight. MORE

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