[ thee-uh-ter-in-thuh-round, theeuh- ]

  1. a style of theatrical presentation in which the audience is seated on all sides of the performance area.

Origin of theater-in-the-round

First recorded in 1945–50

Words Nearby theater-in-the-round Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use theater-in-the-round in a sentence

  • The curtain lifted on his theater-in-the-round set to reveal models perched on the white horses of a mirrored carousel.

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  • It stood like an alabaster stele in the center of an immense chamber arranged like a theater-in-the-round.

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