stagehouse


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stagehouse

In a theater, the part of the building on the stage side of the proscenium, including the stage, wings, and storage area.
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A $22 million renovation, completed in late 2000, yielded a bigger stagehouse, bayside lobby, bathrooms and Grand Foyer; first-ever elevators; a multipurpose education room; and offices for staff and the private Van Wezel Foundation.
Sets would perhaps consist of a plain upstage-center stagehouse to allow levels and balcony scene (though the house wasn't permanent as it was at Stratford) or touches of atmosphere (a tapestry to denote a baronial dining scene, banners waving as actors raced across stage on the diagonal, off to some rousing war or other).
7, 1997--The Turner Corporation (AMEX:TUR), the nation's leading general builder, today announced that the Cleveland business unit of its Turner Construction Company subsidiary has been hired as the Construction Manager for the $15 million construction of a new stagehouse and the overall renovation of the historic Allen Theatre in Cleveland.
While the Van Wezel's stagehouse renovation of a couple of seasons ago may make it easier to bring in a show of this size, this production also comes with a new concept that emphasizes the humanity of the story over the spectacle .
A major electrical renovation of the stagehouse should result in better lighting for the plays.
In most cases, bigger shows, which we can bring in now with the renovated stagehouse, can command bigger prices.
THREE WILLIAM Shakespeare plays - "Winter's Tale," "Titus Andronicus" and "As You Like It" - open their summer runs this weekend on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's outdoor Elizabethan Stagehouse in Ashland.
Three local stagehouses this week are set to unleash these very strange occurrences in unusual plays.