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We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.
It 67 was that the piece which reads smoothly seldom acts well; whereas a play that gets over the footlights usually reads poorly.
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.
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.
Like Harlequin, bounding from the sides and capering before the footlights, this new species makes a sudden apparition.
They ever chucked over the footlights, this 'ere Probblem Play wos the wust!

WORDS RELATED TO FOOTLIGHTS

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judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION