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Topic: Stage (theatre)

  CBC.ca Arts - Toronto theatre won't stage My Name is Rachel Corrie
Ford's Theatre, the historic Washington, D.C., venue where former president Abraham Lincoln was shot, has been shut for an $8.5-million US upgrade.
The London stage production of The Lord of the Rings is on hold after an actor became trapped by part of the hydraulically powered stage during a preview show Wednesday evening.
Beastie Boys, one of the longest surviving acts in hip hop, are to be honoured as Webby artists of the year for an innovative 2006 concert film put together with footage shot by dozens of audience members using handheld cameras.
www.cbc.ca /arts/theatre/story/2006/12/22/corrie-toronto.html   (1496 words)

  Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Konstantin Somov's illustration for The Theatre by Alexander Blok (1909).
Theatre for social change: Theatre that addresses a social issue and uses performance as a way of illustrating injustice to the audience.
Theatre of the Absurd: Term coined by Martin Esslin, theatre in which characters are engaged in an absurd, that is meaningless, activity or life.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theatre   (1556 words)

 Stage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stage (bicycle race), a one-day segment of a multi-day race.
The height of the water on a stream gage of a river.
Stage (culinary), refers to a chef coming into a kitchen to either apply for a job or learn new techniques, a stage is almost always unpaid
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stage   (225 words)

 The Hindu Business Line : `Tamil theatre needs corporates to stage revival'
TAMIL theatre aficionados, reared on a rich tradition of theatrical fare, are thinning out at an alarming rate, and this is being viewed with concern by some of today's stage stalwarts.
TV personality and seasoned stage artiste S. Varadarajan of United Visuals was in Kolkata recently on the invitation of Rasikha Ranjana Sabha to participate in the Sabha's annual theatre festival.
Theatre is direct communication with the masses, and instant feedbacks from the audience is a great feeling, says Varadarajan, a bank employee-turned-TV anchor and stage personality.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2004/09/05/stories/2004090501011600.htm   (378 words)

 Theatre Projects Consultants - publications
It was already decided that it should be an open stage theatre: one in which the audience partially surrounded the action that took place in the same space.
Above the stage this led to the design of a computerized point line flying system, to allow scenery of any shape to be hung anywhere at any angle.
Half the stage (any half, front or back, at any angle) might be lowered to the basement and replaced by another half in the same, or any other position, or at any other angle.
www.tpcworld.com /publications.asp?section=5&level2=21&level3=0&id=143   (1015 words)

 Introduction to Theatre -- The Elizabethan Stage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Both were open to anyone who could pay, but the private theatres cost more, were smaller, and had a more select audience.
The stage was raised, 4-6 feet, extending to the center of the yard.
We will examine some aspects of the theatre that returned after the monarchy was restored (called Restoration Theatre) after we take a look at Spanish theatre during the renaissance.
novaonline.nv.cc.va.us /eli/spd130et/elizab.htm   (1159 words)

 Stage Door - for all the Live Theatre news in SW Ontario&Toronto
Canon Theatre is the new name of the venerable Pantages, former home, for a decade, to The Phantom of the Opera.
Theatre Offstage is a company aimed at exploring the new frontiers of the art of theatre.
Stage Door assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of this information, or for subsequent use or inconvenience experienced as a consequence of this information.
www.stage-door.org /toronto.htm   (1674 words)

 Performing Arts: Stage Door Theatre
Stage Door Theatre is a non-profit Scarborough community theatre group celebrating its 21st anniversary this 2000 / 2001 season.
The group is made up of volunteers who dedicate their time and enthusiasm for the sheer love of theatre.
Stage Door members (some of whom have been with the group for its entire 20 year history) hone their skills in carpentry, sewing, advertising and lighting while becoming skilled performers.
www.scarborougharts.com /performing/stagedoor   (247 words)

 Thrust stage: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Specifically in a proscenium theater, the term fourth wall applies to the imaginary invisible wall at the front of the stage in a theater through which the...
Blocking is a theatre term which refers to the precise movement and positioning of actors on a stage in order to facilitate the performance of a play,...
The crucible theatre, located in the city centre of sheffield, englandengland is known for being a producing theatre, meaning shows are designed and rehearsed...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/th/thrust_stage.htm   (754 words)

 Thrust Stage Theatre Ceremony Set for October 14 - October 8, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
A thrust stage is a three-sided stage that extends into the audience and offers more audience-actor contact.
Thrust stages are particularly useful for classical theater.
He was a founder of, and acted at the Stratford (Conn.) Festival Theatre, and has acted in Theatreworks and at the Hartford Stage, where he continues to enjoy an active career.
www.advance.uconn.edu /2001/011008/01100803.htm   (314 words)

 Wichita Center for the Arts: Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Center Theatre features respected, thought-provoking comedy and drama in a four-play season running from fall to spring.
The Center's alliance with the Wichita Children's Theatre and Dance Company ensures that quality drama and dance events, for and by children, will always have a professional home in Wichita.
Director of Theatre John Boldenow is always happy to hear your feedback and suggestions.
www.wcfta.com /theatre   (328 words)

 Money Management > Business Meals and Entertainment Expenses: What You Can and Can't Deduct
According to the Colorado Society of CPAs, there are two separate tests you must meet to deduct 50 percent of the cost of business meals and entertainment expenses.
To meet the directly related test, you must be able to show that the main purpose of the entertainment activity was to engage in the active conduct of a business with the person being entertained.
For example, taking a client to a nightclub, theatre, or ice hockey game is likely to fail the directly related test because it is difficult to actively conduct business in these locales.
www.emaxhealth.com /cms/?m=show&id=4459   (536 words)

The Stage West concept originated in Edmonton in 1975 when the Pechet family opened the first Stage West Theatre Restaurant in the Mayfield Inn.
After several trips to the United States to investigate dinner theatre, the Stage West concept was born; take an elaborate buffet, combine this with entertaining plays headlined by internationally-known stars, and you have Stage West Theatre Restaurant.
Stage West All-Suite Hotel & Theatre Restaurant is "Dramatically Different", featuring 224 luxurious suites, a giant three-story indoor waterslide, salt water swimming pool, Jacuzzi, fitness centre, meeting and convention facilities, Haida Garden Cafe and Lounge and much more.
www.stagewest.com   (273 words)

 DIRECTING: Stage @ Theatre with Anatoly
The stage floor plan is in every book -- down, center and up, stage-left (actor's left, not the audience), center and right.
Since this window is a source of light, including "stage lighting," we could leave the table near by.
Of course, it could mean different thing to different characters, but you have to designate the image to this place on stage.
www.vtheatre.net /thr/direct.html   (1422 words)

 BBC - Staffordshire Stage - Amateur Drama Theatre Groups
In those days it numbered about 35 on stage, plus another 10-12 friends and relatives working backstage, front of house etc. The first show, performed in the local Village Hall, was a little known musical/operetta called "Dick Turpin" (pictures of the show are in the Shows Picture Gallery Link!).
They now perform two complete stage musicals each year; one in December and one in May with an annual travelling variety show musical show, which begins in September, and then is performed throughout the year, earning lots of money for various charities.
Centre Stage Theatre Company - an amateur group who were founded in 1998 and are based in Leek where we rehearse and perform but have many members from all over the North Staffs area.
www.bbc.co.uk /stoke/stage/amdram/web_links.shtml   (2237 words)

 Sacramento Stage & Theatre
The faithful stage adaptation of the 1954 movie musical, "White Christmas" is about two show biz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn and finding their perfect mates in the bargain.
Like the 1954 CBS teleplay, the stage adaptation follows a jury in a murder trial for what seems like an open-and-shut murder case but becomes a twisted puzzle of prejudice and intrigue.
SACRAMENTO STAGE and THEATRE is not affiliated with the Sacramento Broadway Series, Music Circis, California Musical Theatre (formerly Sacramento Light Opera Association), Sacramento Theatre Company, or any other theatre group.
www.sacnews.net /sacstage   (707 words)

 All About Jewish Theatre - Theodor Herzl :From the Theatre Stage to The Stage of Life
Several of his plays were staged all over the German-speaking world: Germany, Czech (especially Prague) and of-course in Austria.
In Vienna some plays were even staged in the most prestigious theatre in Vienna, the Burgtheater.
Herzl was not the only playwright among the establishers of Zionism, quite the opposite: Max Nordau wrote several plays, and used the theatre world in his culture criticism; Israel Zangwill, who was known as “the Jewish Charles Dickens”, wrote plays.
www.jewish-theatre.com /visitor/article_display.aspx?articleID=2033&refpage=http%3a%2f%2fwww.jewish-theatre.com%2fvisitor%2fsection_display.aspx%3fsectionID%3d1%26ishomepage%3dyes   (1258 words)

 Alliance Theatre: Hertz Stage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Our 200-seat Hertz Stage is your gateway to the best new voices in theatre.  Decidedly underground, the Hertz Stage rewards the audience with an experience that is up close and intrepid.
Access to the Hertz Theatre is on level P4.
Access to the Hertz Stage from the box office or other parking locations is through the Woodruff Arts Center Main Galleria, outside the North doors, left through the glass double doors and down the stairs to the Hertz Theatre lobby.
www.alliancetheatre.org /hertz.asp   (239 words)

 Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia
Eagan has designed for many of the major theatre, dance and opera companies in Canada including the Stratford Festival, the Shaw Festival, Canadian Stage, Theatre Calgary and Centaur Theatre.
He was also director of design at the National Theatre School.
The Encyclopedia of Canadian Theatre web site was originally conceived and developed in 1996 by Gaetan Charlebois—theatre critic, playwright, and actor.
www.canadiantheatre.com /dict.pl?term=Eagan,%20Michael   (277 words)

 Stage de Theatre Paris | Cours de Theatre | Cours theatre | Stage de Theatre | Stage Theatre | Cours de Theatre
Ce stage vous donne accès au prix élèves des Studios 1-2-3
Ces stages d'initiation sont ouverts aux gens de tous âges et niveaux, aux horaires adaptés sont donnés, en cours d’année - automne, hiver, printemps - les soirs et le week-end, pour un total de 40 heures avec tous les intervenants de l’école.
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www.acting-international.com /french/theatre/introductory1.htm   (658 words)

 Home Page NEIU Stage Center Theatre
Children's Theatre: Performances for audiences of elementary and middle school students.
Northeastern Illinois University is an integral part of a liberal arts education open to all Northeastern students.
Department of Communication, Media and Theatre as well as students from all the colleges within the university.
www.neiu.edu /~stagectr   (168 words)

 Shakespeare's stage
This book examines the development of the theatres and stages from Medieval drama to Shakespeare's time.
More information about many of these topics will be found in the chapter that deals with the drama as literature.
The discussion of the stage preserves a distinction that was often made between the outdoor theatre or amphitheatre, designed for a wide and public audience, and the indoor or "hall" theatre, which attracted a wealthier clientele.
ise.uvic.ca /Library/SLT/stage/stagesubj.html   (106 words)

 Center Stage (Wide Screen) : Read reviews and compare prices at Ciao.co.uk
The masterful dance sequences in Nicholas Hytner's CENTER STAGE are enriched by the performances of real-life American Ballet Theatre star Stiefel, and those ofSchull, who was an apprentice at the San Francisco Ballet when she was cast.
Centre stage is a film about dance students at the American Ballet Academy in New York.
The film begins with the tryouts for the school, where its apparent that Jody is picked more for her beauty and stage prescience, rather than her amazing ballet technique.
dvd.ciao.co.uk /Center_Stage_Wide_Screen__5110270   (1035 words)

 Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh - Burgh Halls set to stage £2m comeback   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
AN ambitious plan to turn one of West Lothian’s most historic buildings into a £2.2 million arts centre and theatre looks set to get the go-ahead next week.
Linlithgow’s Burgh Halls - the main focal point of the town - will be turned into a gallery and theatre complete with cafe if a blueprint drawn up by award-winning Edinburgh-based architect Malcolm Fraser Associates attracts the necessary funding.
The theatre will have up to 150 seats with a retractable stage and lighting rig, sound system and podium for film projection.
edinburghnews.scotsman.com /edinburgh.cfm?id=1132062002   (690 words)

What follows is the world's largest collection (that I know of) of tech theatre humor.
These jokes are used by everyone involved in productions with exception to the actors (too busy working on other personalities to tell jokes?) and ushers (unskilled labor, not a 'family').
Well, I have called truce, he has yet to respond to any Email I have sent him, but it would be remiss to exclude a link to his humor site, it has a few dozen extra quotes and such.
www.nic.com /~porkchop/onstage   (384 words)

 Prime Stage Theatre
Prime Stage will produce five productions each year, providing quality entertainment, as well as valuable educational opportunities, to young people in the tri-state area.
Prime Stage provides a strong educational component, having developed a curriculum for upper-elementary through high school teachers to introduce young people to the creative dramatic arts.
Join us and experience the thrill of opening up the world of live theatre to youth, families and educators.
www.primestage.com /support_us.htm   (351 words)

 Tekken Zaibatsu Forums - I miss Tekken 2.........
one thing is miss is that nobody has their own stage anymore or their own musci.
This was another reason why i thought Tekken 2 (and Tekken 3 too) were so great and why Tekken 1 was so crap that I failed to mention; thank you for jogging my memory NYG 5.
Hell...even in TTT they had their own stages.
www.tekkenzaibatsu.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=67090&perpage=25&pagenumber=2   (1632 words)

 BusyTonight: comedy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
This is the much anticipated sequel to Let’s Go to the Movies - the smash hit musical written just for Town Hall that was sold out
"A Lovesong For Miss Lydia" by Don Evans 05/25/2007 thru 06/17/2007 Jubilee Theatre 817-338-4411 A 70-year old widow, two disapproving neighbors, and a charming, elderly stranger.
After you have filled your belly and witnessed a gunfight, you can sit in the cool atmosphere of the Long Branch Saloon, where Miss Kitty and Chalkley Beeson
www.busytonight.com /search?q=comedy&sd=0d&ed=&s=90&hpp=10&usesyn=1&fulldesc=&cbsa=&v=l&eid=&u=&tc=&rss=1   (405 words)

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