In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Its spacious stage does not have a pronounced proscenium or lip, but suspended above it is a catwalk that the dancers can access easily if they want the audience to look up at them rather than down.
- An exceptional feature of the theatre is the fact that a small stream was channelled through the space between the orchestra and the back of the proscenium.
- The fourteen dancers melted into patterns out of an old Golddiggers flick and at one point, all posed at the front of the proscenium and twittered their legs like a bevy of chorines from an old Movietone newsreel.
- During an orchestra rehearsal for New York City Ballet, he rushes onto the stage from the audience, nimbly maneuvering over a narrow strip between the proscenium and the orchestra pit.
- No one dared intrude beyond the presidential seal woven into the center of the pale green rug that lay before the President's mahogany desk: the proscenium of the stage.
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