Theater in a sentence

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Definition of Theater

  • An edifice in which dramatic performances or spectacles are exhibited for the amusement of spectators; anciently uncovered, except the stage, but in modern times roofed.
  • Any room adapted to the exhibition of any performances before an assembly, as public lectures, scholastic exercises, anatomical demonstrations, surgical operations, etc.
  • That which resembles a theater in form, use, or the like; a place rising by steps or gradations, like the seats of a theater.
  • A place or region where great events are enacted; as, the theater of war.
  • a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
  • the art of writing and producing plays
  • a region in which active military operations are in progress

How to use theater in a sentence. Theater pronunciation.

Within two or three years after the appearance in 1698 of Jeremy Collier's 'A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage', the bitter exchanges of reply and counter-reply to the charges of gross licentiousness in the London theaters had subsided.
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Among the tracts opposing the theaters was an anonymous pamphlet entitled 'A Representation of the Impiety and Immorality of the English Stage', a piece which was published early in 1704 and which appeared in three editions before the end of that year.
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Apparently the author hoped to arouse in religious persons a renewed zeal for closing the theaters, for the tract was distributed at the churches as a means of giving it wider circulation among the populace.
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Like Jeremy Collier before him and Arthur Bedford in 'The Evil and Danger of Stage-Plays' later (1706), he adds similar expressions from plays recently acted, as proof, presumably, of the failure of the theaters to reform themselves in spite of the publicity previously given to their shortcomings.
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I shall never forget the performance of "The Night Asylum, Nachtasyl," which I saw acted in Munich by one of the best stock companies in the world, a combination of players from the "Neues" and "Kleines" theaters in Berlin.
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The theater and hunting were my chief amusements at Saint-Cloud.
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My cousin was in ecstasy, and thought himself at least a foot taller from being in the midst of this gilded multitude, and consequently paid no attention to the play, being much more interested in the interior of the hall; and when we left the theater could not tell me what piece had been played.
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Verses were sung or recited at all the theaters; and there was no poetic formula, from the ode to the fable, which was not made use of to celebrate the event of the 20th of March, 1811.
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Farther on German peasants danced waltzes on a charming lawn, and crowned with flowers the bust of her Majesty the Empress, and shepherds and nymphs from the opera executed dances, Finally, a theater had been erected in the midst of the trees, on which was represented a village fete, a comedy composed by M. Ittienne, and set to music by Nicolo.
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The park was inundated with a multitude of promenaders of every sex and all ages; in these immense avenues one walked on foot, one needed air on this vast plateau which was so airy, one felt cramped on this theater of a great public fete, as at balls given in those little saloons of Paris built for about a dozen persons, and where fashion crams together a hundred and fifty.
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Here she was, suggesting that all three of them should go on a jaunt to Blackfriars to inspect the site of Shakespeare's theater, for the weather was hardly settled enough for the country.
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The whole panorama of the mystic land of the Hindus was unrolled once more by the memories of fifteen clouded years, He saw again his far-away theater of varied action, with its huge grim mountains towering far over the snow line, its arid wastes, its fertile plains bathed in intense sunshine, its mystic rivers, and its silent, solemn shrines of the vanished gods.
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The opera company of which Speranza was a member was performing at one of the minor theaters.
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To the theater Captain Zelotes went.
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On his way back as he passed the dark corner by the now closed and shuttered moving-picture theater he was hailed in a whisper.
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Albert turned and peered into the deep shadow of the theater doorway.
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Toledo scheint ein Theater, wo man den ueberfluss zeigen will.
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Sie haben jetzt wieder eine gar graziose Operette auf dem Theater in Valle, nachdem zwei jaemmerlich verunglueckt waren.
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Die Leidenschaft der Roemer fuer das Theater ist gross und war ehemals in der Karnevalszeit noch heftiger, weil sie in dieser einzigen Epoche befriedigt werden konnte.
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Es wuerde uns hier zu sehr von unserm Zwecke abfuehren, wenn wir uns in eine umstaendliche Beschreibung der Theater, und was die roemischen allenfalls Besonderes haben moechten, hier einlassen wollten.
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Examples of Theater

Example #1
The controversy, however, was by no means ended, and around 1704 it flared again in a resurgence of attacks upon the stage.
Example #2
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Example #3
The author reveals within his tract some of the reasons for its appearance at that time.
Example #4
The author also emphasizes the propriety, before the approaching Fast Day of January 19, 1704, of noting once more the Impiety of the stage and the desirability of either suppressing it wholly or suspending its operations for a considerable period.
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No. 563, Item 102, with a note: "19th Janry, Fast Day.