dress circle


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dress circle

a tier of seats in a theatre or other auditorium, usually the first gallery above the ground floor

dress circle

In an opera house, theater, or the like, a tier of seats above the main seating area–usually the first or lowest.
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There was no pit at the back of the stalls, but otherwise the audience were divided as they had been in the Victorian building: stalls (now seating 494), dress circle (239), and balcony (267).
When he was in Rose Marie at the New Theatre, the only seats we could get were in the dress circle - but we were disappointed to find these were behind each other.
'The dress circle?' he asked without raising his head.
John Thomson, the third member of the Library's Ballets Russes research team, complemented the Hall article with a piece on how we managed this extraordinary documentation of the Russians' performances, which was taken from the front row of His Majesty's Theatre's dress circle between 1938 and 1940.
A night's B&B at the three-star Royal National Hotel and a rear dress circle show ticket costs from pounds 48pp.
You'll have a stalls or dress circle ticket for the Saturday matinee of Mamma Mia at Manchester's famous Palace Theatre.
Michael Nelligan, who manages Dress Circle in London, says the "Wicked" CD has been his top seller since December, "nothing like it since 'Miss Saigon' opened here." But "Wicked" hasn't opened yet in London.
Served by the mess building, now reconfigured to house a cafe, bar, foyers and wcs, the cocoon contains a 650 capacity concert hall, split over a ground floor and dress circle mezzanine level.
Backed from 40-1 to 20-1, Victory Smile came with a well-timed run to beat Piachay by a length and a quarter, with Dress Circle the closest of the Waterhouse quartet, a half head away in third.
Air is exhausted through grilles positioned at the rear of the balcony, upper circle, and dress circle. The model included those areas, the stalls (corresponding to orchestra seats in the United States), the orchestra pit, and three of the theater's many boxes.
The dress circle, directly above the orchestra, has seats only two rows deep, and the sole balcony boasts but a single row of seats; both are equipped with angled rail tops to encourage more active spectatorship.
Pressure on the famous Crush Bar adjoining the dress circle should be eased.