Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MISE-EN-SCÈNE

The author then undertook to stage the play, designed the scenes, and arranged the mise-en-scene to the minutest detail.

This is merely a hasty glimpse of the "mise-en-scene" that preceded the debut in life of the most renowned of Polish poets.

The mise-en-scene of a play is as much a part of it as the words spoken on the stage.

WORD ORIGIN

1833, from French mise en scène, literally "setting on the stage," from mise (13c.), literally "a putting, placing," noun use of fem. past participle of mettre "to put, place," from Latin mittere "to send" (see mission).