Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary (featuring Denis O’Hare)

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10 Out of 12
11 O’Clock Number

Ad Lib
Aerial Theatre
Applied Theatre
Asides

Beat
Black Box
Blocking
Booth
Break a Leg

Callback
Cattle Call
Catwalk
Character Shoe
Cheating Out
Chewing the Scenery
Child Wrangler
Claque
Commedia dell’arte
Cue-to-Cue

Deus Ex Machina
Development Hell
Devised Theatre
Double Take
Doubling
Dramatic Irony
Dramaturg
Dry Tech

Environmental Theatre
Equity Deputy
Exeunt
Experimental Theatre

Fight Call
Fight Director
Fourth Wall

George Spelvin
Ghost Light
God Mic
Going Dark
Going Up
Gypsy Robe (R)

Heckling
Hold
House
How to Use TDF’s Theatre Dictionary
Hybrid Theatre

Improv
Inamorata
Italian Run

Kick Your Face
Kitchen Sink Realism

Line Reading

Missed Cue

Non-Aristotelian Structure

Off-Book
Off-Off Broadway

Papering the House
Peas and Carrots
Performance Art
Places
Play Vs. Musical
Previews

Rainbow Casting
Rigged Costumes
Rush

Scottish Play
Scrim
Showmance
Sides
Site-Specific
Special Skills
Stage Door
Stage Left, Stage Right, House Left, House Right
Strike
Stumble-Through
Subtext
Sung Through
Swing

Table Read
Thanks, 5!
Theatre Gypsy
Theatre-in-the-Round
Thrust Stage
Triple Threat
TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences)

Understudy
Upstage/Downstage
Upstaging

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