drop curtain

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Synonyms for drop curtain

a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies

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NEW YORK -- Created in 1919, Picasso's Le Tricorne was painted as a drop curtain for Diaghilev's ballet by the same name.
His fascinating drop curtain is itself an interpretation of the ballet, revealing as many details of the work as does Tchaikovsky's overture, replacing the musical themes with colors and sketches of the fragile figures-to-be.
POB performed Petit's Le Rendez-Vous (1945) with a drop curtain by Pablo Picasso, at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in Washington, D.
This court area would also be designed for utilization by indoor soccer, baseball, softball, wrestling, volleyball, tennis and badminton with the installation of in-floor sleeves and drop curtains or partitions.
Drop curtains on three sides are tucked under the canopy's edge for use during inclement weather.