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dress circle

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

In an opera house, theater, or the like, a tier of seats above the main seating area–usually the first or lowest.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Tumultuous applause followed but received an unexpected check, for the cot bed, on which the dress circle was built, suddenly shut up and extinguished the enthusiastic audience.
Just to step inside will amaze and attract you, and the grand and dress circles have full views of the stage.