American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A repertoire.
- n. A theater in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation.
- n. A repertory company.
- n. A place, such as a storehouse, where a stock of things is kept; a repository.
- n. Something stored in or as if in such a place; a stock or collection.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place where things are so arranged that they can readily be found when wanted; a book the contents of which are so arranged; hence, an inventory; a list; an index.
- n. A store or collection; a treasury; a magazine; a repository.
- n. Same as repertoire.
- n. a repertoire
- n. a collection of things, or a place where such a collection is kept
- n. a specific set of works that a company performs
- n. a theater in which a resident company presents works from a specified repertoire, usually in alternation.
- n. a repertory company.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A place in which things are disposed in an orderly manner, so that they can be easily found, as the index of a book, a commonplace book, or the like.
- n. A treasury; a magazine; a storehouse.
- n. Same as Répertoire.
- n. a collection of works (plays, songs, operas, ballets) that an artist or company can perform and do perform for short intervals on a regular schedule
- n. a storehouse where a stock of things is kept
- n. the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
- Late Latin repertōrium, from Latin repertus, past participle of reperīre, to find out : re-, re- + parīre, to get, beget; see perə-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But speaking of plays about the Trojan War, I think I'd like to see Tiger at the Gates done in repertory Troilus and Cressida, a compare and contrast between irony and out and out cynicism.”
“I was in repertory and I had to come in drunk in this scene.”
“The company is celebrating its residency at Rosslyn's Artisphere (the globelike building that once housed the Newseum) with a couple of plays in repertory -- "Mary Stuart" and "Richard III.”
“Though disappointing, this dynamic doesn't sink the production (which will run in repertory with Friedrich Schiller's "Mary Stuart"): Indeed, it reinforces a broader vision of a world "grown so bad/that wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch" (as Richard puts it).”
“This won't be the only chance to catch the company over the coming weeks; the production is running in repertory with "Mary Stuart," which opens next week with its own lineup of preview performances.”
“The Shakspere Festival of Philadelphia will theatre Romeo as good as Juliet as good as Pericles in repertory from Mar compartment May of this year.”
“Following performances of Leonard Bernstein's "A Quiet Place," which is in repertory until Nov. 21, the Blue Ribbon Glee Club, an a capella group, will perform.”
“Between February and November it presents 11 plays in repertory, typically 4 of them by Shakespeare.”
“During the spring and summer of 1994, Pacino appeared in repertory at Circle in the Square.”
“The five members presented an enjoyable grab bag of short pieces from virtually every genre you can think of that the solo percussion repertory is drawn from.”
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