[ thee-uh-ter-in-th uh-round, theeuh - ]
/ ˈθi ə tər ɪn ðəˈraʊnd, ˈθiə- /
a style of theatrical presentation in which the audience is seated on all sides of the performance area.
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- theater of cruelty,
- theater of operations,
- theater of the absurd,
- theater of war,
- theatre of cruelty
Origin of theater-in-the-round
First recorded in 1945–50
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It stood like an alabaster stele in the center of an immense chamber arranged like a theater-in-the-round.The Ambassador|Samuel Kimball Merwin