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summer stock

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noun

the production of plays, musical comedy, etc., during the summer, especially in a suburban or resort area, often by a repertory company.
summer theaters collectively or their productions: Summer stock usually begins about June 1.

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Origin of summer stock

First recorded in 1925–30
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