thrust stage

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thrust stage

A stage in a theater that does not have a proscenium; the stage is surrounded on three sides by the audience.
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Poel hopes to show not only that the platform stage afforded actors opportunity to speak their lines with an intimacy of relation to the audience impossible in the proscenium-arched theatre, but also that an Elizabethan stage can provide effects which cannot otherwise be created.
Indeed, the construction of the large platform stage alone cost Poel in the region of 350[pounds sterling], as noted in an article in The Times which reported a formal dinner held at the Criterion Restaurant on 1 April 1928 (2 April 1928: 12).
Indeed, the same reviewer applauded Poel's use of the platform stage, but claimed not to be able to fully judge its merits until "worthier material" be placed upon it.
10) As Lucy Munro points out, it is difficult to ascertain exactly which of Poel's productions were performed on a platform stage during the period 1927-34 (39, note 4).
Poel's New Production"); and two copies of a printed pamphlet called "The Platform Stage.
And not only in universities or in religious controversy or in state politics: "it might be said that the most searching moral philosophy of the age took place on the platform stages of London" (3).
SFTU078 03/27/2001 12:44 r f bc-CA-Grass-Valley-Group (NEVADA CITY) Grass Valley Group's Profile Platform Stages Perfect Performance For The Academy Awards(R) Telecast
While previous Z-Wave/IP demonstrations have been shown in the engineering development platform stages, the demonstrations at this year's Network-Interop will showcase, for the first-time ever, real home products using Z-wave over IP.
Even at 140 percent faster scan rates than previous (FPA-5000) platform stages, synchronization accuracy moving average for the FPA-6000 platform has been reduced by two-thirds, and standard deviation reduced by one-half.
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