Definitions

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  • adj. adept at changing from one thing to another especially changing costumes

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Examples

  • Anna D. Shapiro, the Chicago-based director who staged "August: Osage County," keeps "Hat" charging along, aided by Todd Rosenthal's quick-change set, which is a joy to behold.

    Don't Let its Name Be a Curse

  • Mr. Pountney's ingenious production reflects the opera's quick-change construction and ties the stories together.

    Young and Committed to Their Causes

  • Let's take Leopoldo Fregoli, another magician and quick-change artist.

    The Magic Touch as Seen on Screens

  • Admittedly the 90-minute piece is performed with quick-change versatility by Nick Haverson, Bettrys Jones, Martin Hyder, Annie Fitzmaurice and Jane Guernier and inventively directed by Hunter himself.

    Review | Theatre | And the Horse You Rode in on | Barbican Pit | Michael Billington

  • Collette Pollard, who designed David Cromer's productions of "The Glass Menagerie" and "A Streetcar Named Desire," has done equally well by Mr. Halberstam, creating a quick-change set that gives the actors all the room they need to cast their spell on an enthralled audience.

    What Goes and Comes Around

  • It isn't exactly cheap — Dana Kenn's quick-change set is an ingenious piece of work — but too many corners have been cut in bringing the design from the page to the stage, and the results make a cheesy impression.

    The Kids Are All Wrong

  • And that means that every move in this quick-change act has been thought through for a purpose.

    Questions for the Independent may get the Standard answer

  • Pubs have traditional jazz afternoons; our local community centre had Marcia Mellow, an American guitarist and quick-change artist, keep her audience enthralled; and come to think of it, all those goofy fringe things at the Edinburgh festival must have started somewhere else first.

    The Katharine Whitehorn Experience

  • Perversely, the sentiment quick-change could interfere with Fed efforts to rehabilitate the economy.

    May Be Best to Laugh Off the 'Silly Season'

  • Not all musicals gain from being produced on a small scale, but "She Loves Me" was made to be done in so intimate a setting, and Scott Bradley's quick-change set whisks you from scene to scene without diverting attention from the actors.

    In Love With 'She Loves Me'

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