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Synonyms for forestage

the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i

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But the significance here is that it is the camera's continuous movement and shooting which follows the transition from the forestage performance to the backstage private area where the performance breaks down.
Delayed completion of works to the Place Ovale (a monumental but crude hippodrome of housing enclosing a floriferous traffic roundabout) has however meant that the panoply of embellishments and finishes planned by Fiszer for the stepped approach to the parvis or forestage of his civic cultural monument (plinths, sculpture, uplighters, and so on) has not yet been fully implemented.
But we suspect it was found necessary to place the Monkeys' Dance where the score has it in order to allow time for setting this exotic scene--and six dancers cavorting about on the forestage could make a useful amount of noise to mask what was happening on the darkened scenic stage behind the proscenium arch.
Tenders are invited for Related work includes, but is not limited to, the following: removal and disposal of the existing orchestra shell, motorized counterweight rigging for the onstage canopy sections, dead-hanging hardware and installation of the forestage canopy, wireways, multiconductor cable, and terminal boxes for concert lighting, for use with the existing dimmers, and associated electrical work.
The 1,001 seat main auditorium has a flexible forestage and proscenium designed to support drama, small symphony concerts, conferences, and live and amplified music events.
The most exciting moment was standing in the old stage-right slip entrance, unveiled for the first time since [Charles John] Phipps chopped back the forestage in 1880.
Probably placed against the back wall when not in use, it was brought forward to the forestage when needed'.
He put his adaptation of Young Werther on the forestage in front of the Maxim Gorki Theater proscenium, going so far as to design a backdrop "curtain" that was indistinguishable from the diamond-patterned decor of the theatre walls.
For the set, Kiara Zieglorova has enlarged a photograph of a woman's face to form a scrim dividing the forestage and upstage areas, and placed enough convincing-looking funeral parlor furniture around to ensure the actor doesn't look too isolated on the big Everyman Palace stage.
But, in the scenes of the past, these boundaries are broken, and characters enter or leave a room by stepping 'through' a wall onto the forestage.
It does tend to close down the dancing area to the forestage, but unsurprisingly the audience cheered them all night and would have kept them there forever.
The CAPTAIN OF THE INQUISITION enters, crossing the forestage.
Unfortunately, the practical effect of this clutter will be to force most of the action downstage and out onto the forestage, where large table desks stand on either side.
Original Guthrie Year theatre 1963 built Seats 1,400 plus Loading bay for 1, with down ramp ending in a deliveries 2'-0" high dock Freigt elevators None Stage Floor Oak stained dark surface Traps Irregular and Heavy Vomitories DSL & DSR Vomitory None elevators Moat elevators None Rigging over the None stage Up stage line 3 sets Forestage grid None Up stage grid None Chain hoists None Dimmer Console Kliegl 3-scene manual preset Dimmers 60 x Kliegl 2.
As if to refute our previous references to four forestage doors, we find a very unique piece of evidence in Caryl's The English Princess which suggests that only two doors were situated in front of the curtain on the forestage: "Enter Catesby, and Radclife at one of the Doors before the Curtain", and "Enter Lovel at the other Door before the Curtain".