the process of setting a stage, with regard to placement of actors, scenery, properties, etc.
the stage setting or scenery of a play.
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How to use mise en scène in a sentence
This is merely a hasty glimpse of the "mise-en-scene" that preceded the debut in life of the most renowned of Polish poets.Sonnets from the Crimea | Adam Mickiewicz
And lastly, we are treated to a real dialogue, with quite a dramatic mise en scene.The Unseen World and Other Essays | John Fiske
The creature never moved, and the mise en scene was beautiful.In the Heart of Africa | Samuel White Baker
The mise-en-scene of a play is as much a part of it as the words spoken on the stage.The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet | George Bernard Shaw
The author then undertook to stage the play, designed the scenes, and arranged the mise-en-scene to the minutest detail.Hadda Padda | Godmunder Kamban
British Dictionary definitions for mise en scène
the arrangement of properties, scenery, etc, in a play
the objects so arranged; stage setting
the environment of an event
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