drop curtain

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drop curtain

Theatre a curtain that is suspended from the flies and can be raised and lowered onto the stage

drop curtain

On the theater stage, any curtain that moves up and down, rather than from side to side.
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At intermission, viewers oohed and aahed over an exhibit of original Ballets Russes drop curtains painted by Salvador Dali (who envisioned a woozy surrealist wasteland for Bacchanale) and Alexander Benois (who set Petroushka against a St.