Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term theatre-in-the-round.

On theatre-in-the-round’s official page, we define the term as a style of production in which the audience surrounds the performers. But now we want to know what the term theatre-in-the-round means to you. You can use the comments section to tell us.

— Have you ever seen a production staged in the round? What was it?

— How did watching theatre-in-the-round impact your experience as an audience member?

If you’d like to make a video of your own about the term theatre-in-the-round, then we’d love to hear from you! Just email us through our contact page. Tell us about yourself and why you want to make a video. We’ll be in touch ASAP and give you details on how to add your video to the Theatre Dictionary!


Mark Blankenship, Theatre Dictionary editor