[thee-uh-ter-in-th uh-round, theeuh -]
- arena theater.
- 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
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Examples from the Web for theater-in-the-round
The curtain lifted on his theater-in-the-round set to reveal models perched on the white horses of a mirrored carousel.Paris’s Fashion Finale
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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
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