theatergoer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n theatergoer someone who attends the theater
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Quotations

  • Robert Brustein
    Robert Brustein
    “Theatergoing is a communal act, movie going a solitary one.”

Usage

In literature:

Because it is fashionable to go on Friday nights, and theatergoers in this town are so fashionable.
"The Inner Sisterhood" by Douglass Sherley et al.
Robert loathed all theatergoing.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
As a piece of acting, this was worth the attention of every theatergoer.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
Although their humor is often biting, their theatrical style seems rather ordinary and traditional to a Western theatergoer.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
I hated the stage before I came to London, but during the last few months no one has been a more assiduous theatergoer.
"The Hillman" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Theatergoers who have lived through two or more generations invariably complain that the stage isn't what it used to be.
"Seeing Things at Night" by Heywood Broun
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In news:

Summer deals and steals for the thrifty theatergoer.
After all, hundreds, maybe thousands, of Washington area theatergoers have spent plenty of time with him going back to the 1980s.
Predictably, in the days following the Aurora, Colorado, tragedy, some gun enthusiasts have argued that if several theatergoers had been carrying concealed weapons that night, they could have limited the number of people killed and wounded.
You'd think a good musical could satisfy a theatergoer's craving for entertainment.
Fewer theatergoers on Broadway.
Video of theatergoers fleeing an Aurora movie theater where at least 12 people were shot and killed and dozens more were injured.
Rajiv Joseph, who was unknown to most theatergoers last year, has somehow morphed into the country's hottest young playwright.
When theatergoers arrive, the actors are already on stage and mingling at a backyard bash.
Quite a few were offering substantial discounts to entice theatergoers.
When creative productions go unnoticed, that's bad news for both the industry and the theatergoing public.
Fringe Festival encourages adventurous theatergoers.
This holiday season brings good news for theatergoers.
Are Richmond theatergoers willing to try something new or do they prefer the traditional favorites.
One of my favorite theatergoing experiences in recent years was Circle Theatre's 2008 holiday production of A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant.
Tkts booth expands services providing more options for theatergoers.
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