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  • as indrama
  • as inklieg light
  • as inshow business
  • as instage
  • as intheater
  • as intheater/theatre
  • as intheatre

synonyms for footlights

  • comedy
  • farce
  • melodrama
  • play
  • production
  • scene
  • show
  • theater
  • tragedy
  • Broadway
  • boards
  • climax
  • dramatization
  • dramaturgy
  • showmanship
  • stagecraft
  • theatricals
  • vehicle
  • dramatic art
  • histrionic art
  • show business
  • stage show
  • tear-jerker
  • thespian art

antonyms for footlights

MOST RELEVANT
  • tragedy
  • comedy
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              How to use footlights in a sentence

              We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.
              THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
              It 67 was that the piece which reads smoothly seldom acts well; whereas a play that gets over the footlights usually reads poorly.
              THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
              Already a stage-hand was turning up the footlights and dragging chairs and tables hither and thither.
              IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
              They came close to the footlights and placed huge piles of stage money side by side.
              THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
              In front are the footlights, a row of earthenware bowls filled with oil, with a lighted wick floating in each one.
              ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
              The theater is darkened, the footlights are lowered, the prelude begins.
              PARSIFALH. R. HAWEIS
              Your grandfather's quite right when he says you were born to the footlights.
              QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
              Behind the footlights hangs the rusty baize, A trifle shabby in the upturned blaze Of flaring gas, and curious eyes that gaze.
              EAST AND WEST: POEMSBRET HARTE
              Like Harlequin, bounding from the sides and capering before the footlights, this new species makes a sudden apparition.
              THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
              They ever chucked over the footlights, this 'ere Probblem Play wos the wust!
              PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, MAY 18TH, 1895VARIOUS
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              OCTOBER 26, 1985
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              capacitor

              WORDS RELATED TO FOOTLIGHTS

              • Broadway
              • boards
              • climax
              • comedy
              • dramatic art
              • dramatization
              • dramaturgy
              • farce
              • footlights
              • histrionic art
              • melodrama
              • play
              • production
              • scene
              • show
              • show business
              • showmanship
              • stage show
              • stagecraft
              • tear-jerker
              • theater
              • theatricals
              • thespian art
              • tragedy
              • vehicle
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