fly gallery

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In a theater, a narrow balcony above the stage floor, usually on both sides of the stage, sometimes with an interconnection across the back wall.
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The line descends offstage of the ladders to the second fly gallery where it appears to rub against the support beam on the offstage side.
This pulley system gives him the mechanical advantage to lift 800 pounds of backdrop quickly into the fly gallery.
The group's production of Jerry Herman's The Best of Times, which runs from May 21-26, will be the theatre's last before it closes for about 18 months for a long-awaited operation involving building a circle and a fly gallery and making badly-needed improvements to the dressing-room accommodation.