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scenery

Theatre the painted backcloths, stage structures, etc., used to represent a location in a theatre or studio
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Scenery

 

stage design that creates the scene of action in the play and helps reveal the play’s meaning. Scenery is created using the expressive devices of painting, graphic art, architecture, the art of planning the scenes of the action, lighting, stage techniques, film projection, and so forth.

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scenery

Any or all devices ordinarily used on a theater stage, such as backdrops, borders, scrims, set pieces, side tabs, tabs, but not including props or costumes.
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