from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Skill in the techniques and devices of the theater.
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- n. The skills of the theater.
- n. A specific skill of the theater.
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- n. skill in writing or staging plays
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At the same time, “very well” doesn’t mean a huge amount of money, so the training they receive in stagecraft is probably fair compensation.
Acting standards are falling and Britain's reputation for brilliant stagecraft is at grave risk, warns Sir Ian McKellen.
As attendance at theaters increased throughout the nineteenth century, the technologies involved in stagecraft had to improve, and advancements in lighting, stage machinery, setting, and sound effects were all of major importance in the spectacularization of theatrical fare.
But it was only the latest example of how the Bush administration, going far beyond the foundations in stagecraft set by the Reagan White House, is using the powers of television and technology to promote a presidency like never before.
Erica Hill shows us, the stagecraft was a lot more than just "plane" politics -- Erica.
Once you blend simulation and stagecraft, which is very typical in games -- rarely is there a "pure" simulation that succeeds as entertainment -- we probably shouldn't call it simulation anymore.
They had to master the intricacies of "stagecraft", handle innumerable specialist contractors and deal with an exigent board.
Do pejoratives like "stagecraft," "Kabuki theatre," and "a waste of taxpayer money" rise to constructive criticism for CNN?
The Washington Post's Dana Milbank is shocked, shocked to find "stagecraft" going on in the White House briefing room:
Do pejoratives like "stagecraft," "Kabuki theatre," and "a waste of taxpayer money" rise to constructive criticism for CNN? '