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repertory theater

repertory (def 2).
Also called repertory company.
Origin of repertory theater
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Let us turn then to a consideration of the Portmanteau, not as a theater, but as a repertory company.

    More Portmanteau Plays Stuart Walker
  • In his youth, before he took to the ring in earnest, he had travelled with a Shakespearean repertory company.

    The White Feather P. G. Wodehouse
British Dictionary definitions for repertory company

repertory company

a theatrical company that performs plays from a repertoire, esp at its own theatre US name stock company
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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