Definitions English

  • Dramatic literature or its performance; drama: the theater of Shakespeare and Marlowe.
  • The milieu of actors and playwrights.
  • The quality or effectiveness of a theatrical production: good theater; awful theater.
  • Dramatic material or the use of such material: "His summation was a great piece of courtroom theater” ( Ron Rosenbaum).
  • The audience assembled for a dramatic performance.
  • A place that is the setting for dramatic events.
  • A large geographic area in which military operations are coordinated: the European theater during World War II.