Definitions

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  • adj. Who regularly visits the theatre to see performances
  • n. regular attendance at a theatre to see plays

Etymologies

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theatre + -going

Examples

  • She told her audience that the Germans had technical know-how in matters such as organising complicated scene changes but, better still, they emphasised the conviviality, the excitement, of theatregoing with "spacious foyers . . . very unlike the cramped conditions in London theatres".

    A stage of her own: Elisabeth Scott and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

  • The West End and Broadway will be brought together via satellite link in an effort to encourage more theatregoing tourists to visit Britain this year.

    Olivier awards to unite London and New York's theatre lovers

  • And by star, I don't mean theatrical heavyweights like Ethel Merman, George M. Cohan or Bert Lahr -- these names certainly mean little to nothing when it comes to the current theatregoing masses.

    James Sims: Ragtime Battles Celebrity Factor on Broadway, Closes Proudly

  • And by star, I don\'t mean theatrical heavyweights like Ethel Merman, George M. Cohan or Bert Lahr -- these names certainly mean little to nothing when it comes to the current theatregoing masses.

    James Sims: Ragtime Battles Celebrity Factor on Broadway, Closes Proudly

  • Behind the good reviews and good audience reaction, the show did a very quick transfer to Broadway, where it was by no means a sure thing because younger audiences are not the core theatregoing crowd.

    Theatricality

  • For those who seek timeliness and relevance in their theatregoing, then: check and check.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • - Whether we're talking about Twitter, Facebook or the blogosphere, it's high time theatres used social media properly - and not just for free advertising One of the interesting statistics to emerge from research by the Society of London Theatre (Solt) into the effect of internet and social media on theatregoing, recently reported by Arts ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • The veteran playwright and children's entertainer (I remember him doing All Star Record Breakers when I was a tot, followed a few years later by Tricky Business in the late 1980s) knows a thing or two about creating the type of theatre that every child will remember and enjoy, making them fans of the stage today and hoping that the theatregoing habit will continue as they grow up.

    getreading - Reading Post - RSS feed

  • The great thing about theatregoing in Manchester is that you can now choose plays to suit your attention span.

    The Guardian World News

  • Of particular value to national and regional newspapers, magazines, broadcasters and group organisers, as well as committed theatregoing members of the public, The Theatre List is available by subscription only.

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