a theatrical group that tours cities and towns, usually performing a single play that is or has been a success in New York City.
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How to use road company in a sentence
Brickman also invested in the road company of Phantom of the Opera, which benefitted Andrew Lloyd Webber, another Starr client.
Frohman was now able to capitalize his brilliant road-company experience.Charles Frohman: Manager and Man | Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
He knew better than to copy after the ordinary actors in the road company to which he belonged.Frank Merriwell's Nobility | Burt L. Standish (AKA Gilbert Patten)
The loss to the Rail road company is probably six hundred dollars.A Full Description of the Great Tornado in Chester County, Pa. | Richard Darlington
Accordingly a road company took hold of the route and improved it—placing toll gates on it for recompensation.Historic Highways of America (Vol. 6) | Archer Butler Hulbert
On more than one occasion the road company sent and had these fences removed and opened the original road afresh.Two Years in Oregon | Wallis Nash