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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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.
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At intermission, viewers oohed and aahed over an exhibit of original Ballets Russes drop curtains painted by Salvador Dali (who envisioned a woozy surrealist wasteland for Bacchanale) and Alexander Benois (who set Petroushka against a St.