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theatre

(US), theater
1. 
a. a building designed for the performance of plays, operas, etc.
b. (as modifier): a theatre ticket
2. a room in a hospital or other medical centre equipped for surgical operations
3. plays regarded collectively as a form of art
4. the theatre the world of actors, theatrical companies, etc.
5. writing that is suitable for dramatic presentation
6. US, Austral, NZ the usual word for cinema
7. a circular or semicircular open-air building with tiers of seats
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References in classic literature ?
In a general light, private theatricals are open to some objections, but as we are circumstanced, I must think it would be highly injudicious, and more than injudicious to attempt anything of the kind.
He sang funny songs to them and told funny stories, did conjuring tricks and got up theatricals, shared their fun and comforted their sorrows.
He many times took part in private theatricals, one of his favorite parts, you will like to know, being Captain Bobadil, in Jonson's Every Man in his Humor.
In the vignettes of the Bear-garden and the Swan Theatre, for instance, the artist has managed to throw over his minute plate a wonderful air of pleasantness, a light which, though very delicate, is very theatrical.
77] The portraits of actors and other theatrical celebrities range from Elizabeth, from the melodramatic costumes and faces of the contemporaries of Shakespeare, to the conventional costumes, the rotund expression, of the age of the Georges, masking a power of imaginative impersonation probably unknown in Shakespeare's day.
Wit, indeed, with the other gifts that make good company, has largely gone with theatrical talents, too often little to the benefit of the gifted persons.
Contact with the stage, almost throughout its history, presents itself as a kind of touchstone, to bring out the bizarrerie, the theatrical tricks and contrasts, of the actual world.
The theatrical profession,' said Mr Vincent Crummles.
Vane, taking up a tawdry theatrical dress, with a sigh, and beginning to patch it.
Rather, what works against Colette Freedman's adaptation for Circus Theatricals is a too- modern sensibility -- including modern dress -- that throws the play into a half-timely/
Joining Disney Theatricals, previously the sole theatrical production arm, will be Hyperion Theatricals.
She has fascinating things to say about the place of theatricals among the Transcendentalists of Brook Farm.