Nor do I expect to go out when my daughter does, but if taken to a theatre etc. thoroughly enjoy the treat.
It came half way through a long day of fairly mediocre fare at a theatre in Cardiff, Wales.
theatre critic Michael Riedel talks about his sharp pen, illuminating and eviscerating the denizens of Broadway.
Will the Hudson theatre explode with so many female fire-eaters under one roof?
The Aurora theatre killer gave himself up to the police without resistance after he left the theatre.
In 1582 the use of the theatre was interrupted by the interference of Peckham.
Pinto had a lot of business to do at the theatre that night.
Go to the theatre, and see one of these things they call plays.
We had left the theatre early, as my mother had a headache, and I had plenty of time.
Tonio with the big drum takes his position at the left angle of the theatre.
late 14c., "open air place in ancient times for viewing spectacles," from Old French theatre (12c.), from Latin theatrum, from Greek theatron "theater," literally "place for viewing," from theasthai "to behold" (cf. thea "a view," theates "spectator") + -tron, suffix denoting place. Meaning "building where plays are shown" (1570s) was transferred to that of "plays, writing, production, the stage" (1660s). Spelling with -re prevailed in Britain after c.1700, but American English retained or revived the older spelling in -er. Generic sense of "place of action" is from 1580s; especially "region where war is being fought" (1914).
The Theatre of the Absurd strives to express its sense of the senselessness of the human condition and the inadequacy of the rational approach by the open abandonment of rational devices and discursive thought. [M. Esslin, "Theatre of the Absurd," 1961]
only mentioned in Acts 19:29, 31. The ruins of this theatre at Ephesus still exist, and they show that it was a magnificent structure, capable of accommodating some 56,700 persons. It was the largest structure of the kind that ever existed. Theatres, as places of amusement, were unknown to the Jews.