To mount a play

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To mount a play to prepare and arrange the scenery, furniture, etc., used in the play.
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Usage

In literature:

My highest ambition after I left Cambridge had been to have one of my foolish plays mounted in a West-End theatre.
"The Jervaise Comedy" by J. D. Beresford
It may be assumed therefore that considerable attention was paid to the mounting and staging of a play.
"The Growth of English Drama" by Arnold Wynne
A slight color mounted to his cheeks, and a hopeful smile played upon his lips.
"Which?" by Ernest Daudet
Bunyan was too reverent to imitate the Mystery Plays, and introduce a Mount Calvary with the central sacrifice upon it.
"Bunyan" by James Anthony Froude
The Prince of Wales's theatre, when it has once carefully mounted a play, "calculates," I believe, to keep it on the stage a year.
"The Galaxy, May, 1877" by Various
This last was accepted for the reason that it would enable the Theater to mount sets and costume plays in a rather better fashion than heretofore.
"More Portmanteau Plays" by Stuart Walker
Some mounted on His back, taking Him to be a play-fellow.
"Chaitanya's Life And Teachings" by Krishna das Kaviraja
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In news:

It was that company's first venture in forty-five years to mount a Shakespeare play.
Friday mornings, from 9:30 to 11:30 am, a free drop-in play group will be held at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St, Shrewsbury.
Topsail (Hampstead, N.C.) senior attacker Dominique Fortunato has signed a National Letter of Intent to play women's lacrosse for Mount Olive College.
MOUNT AYR — In a game where the average scoring play came from 33 yards, Mount Ayr pulled away from Central Decatur in the second half on its way to a 41-24 victory here on Friday.
Jake Simon scored a touchdown from 12 yards out with five seconds left to play as Mount Union rallied past Mary Hardin-Baylor 48-35 on Saturday -- earning an eighth consecutive trip to the Division III championship game.
As any theatre practitioner knows, mounting a play sometimes feels like slicing open a down pillow and trying to catch all the feathers before they hit the ground.
Jake Simon scored a touchdown from 12 yards out with five seconds left to play as Mount Union rallied past Mary Hardin-Baylor 48-35 on Saturday - earning an eighth consecutive trip to the Division III championship game.
Inception star Tom Hardy is in talks to play famous Mount Everest explorer George Mallory in a new biopic.
This is the handy and playful wall mounted lamp for anyone with a bright idea they'd like to share.
In her first season as the WTF's artistic director, Jenny Gersten is defining herself as a risk taker who is willing to mount plays of conscience and depth.
Will Rogers played steady golf to post a three-stroke victory over Jeff Pope in the Sunbelt Nissan/Golf Capital Invitational at Mount Vintage Plantation on Sunday.
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In science:

Since almost 80 years now, evidence has mounted that the Planck length, lPl , plays the rˆole of a minimal length or, in other words, that it sets a limit to how precisely we can measure structures.
Can we measure structures to a precision better than the Planck length?
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