arena theater

arena theater
1. a theater having a central stage without a proscenium, surrounded by seats
2. the techniques, methods, etc. used in such a theater

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  • Arena-Theater — Das Arena Theater (slowakisch Divadlo Aréna) ist eines der ältesten Theater in Bratislava. Es wurde 1828 gegründet und spielte zunächst auf einer Freilichtbühne in Form eines römischen Amphitheaters, daher der Name. Das heutige Theatergebäude… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • arena theater — noun a theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage • Syn: ↑theater in the round • Hypernyms: ↑theater, ↑theatre, ↑house * * * noun 1. : a theater having the acting area in the center of the auditorium with the audienc …   Useful english dictionary

  • arena theater — a theater with seats arranged on at least three sides around a central stage. Also called theater in the round. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • arena theater — are′na the′ater n. sbz a theater with seats arranged on at least three sides around a central stage; theater in the round • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • arena theater — noun Date: 1943 theater in the round …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Arena Place — Arena Theater redirects here. For the theater in Bratislava, see Arena Theatre. Arena Place Arena Place is a complex including two office towers and a theater located in Greater Sharpstown, Houston, Texas.[1 …   Wikipedia

  • arena — [ə rē′nə] n. [L arena, harena, sand, sandy place, arena] 1. the central part of an ancient Roman amphitheater, where gladiatorial contests and shows took place 2. a) a central area used for entertainment or sports events and usually surrounded by …   English World dictionary

  • theater-in-the-round — ☆ theater in the round [thē′ə tər in thə round′ ] n. ARENA THEATER …   English World dictionary

  • arena stage — noun : a theater stage surrounded or nearly surrounded by the audience ; specifically : the stage of an arena theater * * * arena stage noun A stage which can have an audience all round it (see ↑theatre in the round under ↑theatre) • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • theater — Synonyms and related words: Broadway, DMZ, Elizabethan theater, Globe Theatre, Greek theater, aceldama, agora, amphitheater, amusement park, arena, arena theater, assembly hall, athletic field, audience, auditorium, auditory, back, backdrop,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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