Thus the entire apartment setting is treated by Cukor like a theatrical space of play and fantasy, but one in which the characters' make-believe can breakdown, the forestage
come undone by the backstage.
For other performance styles and forms, the shell is stored, and the flexible forestage
and proscenium are adjusted as needed.
The little PROCESSION moves across the forestage
as the PRISONERS come forward to watch.
But now there are clearly two groups: "A" and "B," shared among six actors (although, for reasons we will see in a moment, "B" centers around Beyer), and the chorus: two old men in whiteface, who sit at the forestage
Keenan goes on to describe how wing entrances must have been used on the temporary stages at Whitehall and at Rutland House, as they had no forestage
and thus no proscenium doors, but cuts another corner when he writes: "there is evidence to suggest that Post-Restoration operas may have followed suit.
Latin tango music with its inimitable snatch rhythm whips up to top speed and the forestage
at Symphony Hall was large enough for these spinning couples who used an extraordinary leg movement.
In 1918 the action of a play presented at the Selwyn would have been all behind the "picture frame," a confinement that is unacceptable today; so the renovation has had to improve the sightlines to a new forestage
, with an increase of rake in the balcony seating.
Instead of tapping his way cheerily all over the place, Tune is mainly restricted to a few licks on the forestage
The lights come up on the forestage
where we see a man in a fedora and a long trenchcoat standing next to a suitcase.
Contract notice: Supply and delivery of consumables and parts and maintenance materials and gardening forestage
reraised lots no1 and 3 after a procedure declared unsuccessful.
The number of forestage
doors on a particular stage (often an a priori assumption) influences how one interprets stage directions and therefore influences one's views not only of period theatre practice, but also of the plays themselves.
Symphony Hall and its forestage
cannot quite capture the atmosphere of a theatre.