Drawing room

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Drawing room

A large formal space for entertaining.

drawing room

A formal reception room, usually in a prominent location of a large home, mansion, or manor house.
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Tall, Dark and Handsome: Cary Grant on Film'' opens tonight at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art with a double bill of the drawing room comedy ``The Awful Truth'' followed by the offbeat comedy classic ``Arsenic and Old Lace.
Relative Values is a dated Noel Coward drawing room comedy about class, snobbery and love that has not stood the test of time.
LOS ANGELES -- It's girls' night out in Mametville as the Geffen Playhouse presents Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet's "Boston Marriage," a wickedly sharp drawing room comedy about two fashionable, upper-class women involved in a "Boston marriage," a Victorian euphemism for a long-term, intimate relationship between two unmarried, financially independent women.
The Liverpool-born actress with Welsh connections is expected to star opposite Martha Plimpton in the drawing room comedy set in 19th-century New England.