theater director

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n theater director someone who supervises the actors and directs the action in the production of a show
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Usage

In literature:

At the fifth rehearsal after the break with the stage-director, Mildred saw Crossley seated far back in the dusk of the empty theater.
"The Price She Paid" by David Graham Phillips
Weber paid a visit to Liebich, director of the Prague theater, almost as soon as he arrived in town.
"The World's Great Men of Music" by Harriette Brower
These instruments were constructed in 1849 in Havana, where Meucci was mechanical director of a theater.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 520, December 19, 1885" by Various
As soon, therefore, as I had become acclimated as director and knew something of the resources of the theater, I made the venture.
"An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway" by Martin Brown Ruud
One reason was that the theater was his world; the other that Charles was, first and foremost, a director and producer.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
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In news:

The offer came from Todd Haimes, the artistic director of the Roundabout Theater Company, the nonprofit troupe that has a Broadway home in the American Airlines Theater.
Shadow Theatre's last celebratory opening took place over a year ago, when then-artistic director Jeffrey Nickelson unveiled the company's comfortable, brand-new theater to a throng of elegantly dressed well-wishers.
A Directors Company in association with Chase Mishkin, Barbara and Buddy Freitag, Invictus Theater presentation of a play in two acts by Dan Gordon.
Beth Nathanson is director of development at Playwrights Horizons, an Off Broadway theater dedicated to new plays and musicals.
New artistic director for Chicago theater.
Though it was rumored months ago, Warner Bros and director Zack Snyder have officially confirmed today that their new Superman flick 'Man of Steel' will most definitely be hitting theaters next summer in 3D.
Hector, along with other established actors , performers and directors who donate their time, works hands-on with the students throughout the week to hone their skills in dance, vocals, instrumentation and theater.
In this April 12, 2012 file photo, writer and director Joss Whedon, from the upcoming film "The Avengers", poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif The film will be released in theaters May 4.
Alfred Hitchcock may be known as the master of suspense, but director Sacha Gervasi, whose new film Hitchcock starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren hits theaters this weekend, had no time to spare.
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis.
Theater under fire because of director's race.
Director Malcolm D Lee's 1999 hit film The Best Man will have a sequel in theaters on November 15, 2013.
The writer-director developed "Girls," "Bridesmaids" and now his deeply personal (and female-laden) "This Is 40," which hits theaters on Dec 21.
There are plenty of interesting and talented people doing theater in Santa Barbara right now, but even among his distinguished peers, director Maurie Lord stands out.
An actor, director and choreographer in the Washington, DC, theater scene, Smith says he didn't need to reinvent the classic fairy tale but to create a world "appealing to the eye.".
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