Translation of footlights in Spanish:


candilejas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfʊtˌlaɪts//ˈfʊtlʌɪts/

plural noun

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    candilejas feminine
    • We don't know our stage directions anymore and the footlights are fading into the shadows.
    • The Oedipus stage manager paces anxiously by the footlights.
    • The water, representing the Milky Way that kept the lovers apart, ran downstage to the footlights, and into a basin.
    • It is entirely up to the dancer to create the atmosphere… to project or translate the choreography across the footlights in a manner that is meaningful for the audience.
    • While novelty ignites temporary enthusiasm on both sides of the footlights, the Washington Ballet's most urgent need would seem to be productions of proven old works.
    • The sad thing is that the waves of love that broke across the footlights every time he stood on a stage were probably never equalled in his private life.
    • And his will be a hard act to follow: the footlights are bright with public attention, the script well known, and the chorus voices primed for their cue.
    • In the cavernous stage of the Richmond Theatre all the nuances of the performance, if any, were lost in the attempt to get the material across the footlights effectively.
    • He set himself down in a chair amid the footlights.
    • Olson has a magnetism that leaps across the footlights.
    • The appearance of pity and fear on both sides of the footlights seems not to rule out catharsis as a principle in dramatic criticism.
    • But instead of acting, he is on the other side of the footlights, and he is finding that the pressure is greater in his new role.
    • That got lost before it crossed the footlights.
    • Suffice it to say they are excellently put across the footlights.
    • Why he chose to cross over the footlights and climb onto the stage and be an actor in this story is beyond me.
    • Australians have created over 700 original musicals, though few of them see the light of day, let alone the footlights of Her Majesty's.
    • A bank of overhead lights swivelled to supplement the beams of the footlights, while the stereo system poured out a constant stream of foot-tapping music.
    • That was why the opera was verismo; the chorus singing the part of the townspeople on stage were speaking the minds of the real audience out beyond the footlights.
    • I've played opposite a lot of people I've really liked, and I've seen nothing on screen - it just doesn't cross the footlights, or translate or screen.
    • Never final, admittedly flawed, it was arguably a masterwork as its proponents on both sides of the footlights have proclaimed with passion.