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Thirty years ago dinner theatre used to be much more of a going concern than it is now.
Ted Shackelford

Meaning of "dinner theatre" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DINNER THEATRE

dinner theatre play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DINNER THEATRE

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Dinner theatre is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DINNER THEATRE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dinner theatre

Dinner theater

Dinner theater is a form of entertainment that combines a restaurant meal with a staged play or musical. Sometimes the play is incidental entertainment, secondary to the meal, in the style of a sophisticated night club, or the play may be a major production with dinner less important, or in some cases, optional. Dinner theater requires the management of three distinct entities: a live theater, a restaurant, and usually, a bar.

Definition of dinner theatre in the English dictionary

The definition of dinner theatre in the dictionary is a form of entertainment at which a play is performed while the audience is served dinner.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DINNER THEATRE

dinner bell
dinner dance
dinner duty
dinner hour
dinner jacket
dinner knife
dinner knives
dinner lady
dinner money
dinner party
dinner plate
dinner roll
dinner service
dinner suit
dinner table
dinner theater
dinner trolley
dinner wagon
dinner-dance
dinnerless

WORDS THAT END LIKE DINNER THEATRE

Abbey Theatre
amphitheatre
arena theatre
bleuatre
event theatre
fringe theatre
lecture theatre
little theatre
music theatre
National Theatre
news theatre
operating theatre
quatre
Royal National Theatre
street theatre
studio theatre
the theatre
theatre
variety theatre

Synonyms and antonyms of dinner theatre in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «dinner theatre» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DINNER THEATRE

Find out the translation of dinner theatre to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dinner theatre from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dinner theatre» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

晚宴剧场
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

teatro de la cena
570 millions of speakers

English

dinner theatre
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रात के खाने के थिएटर
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

المسرح عشاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ужин театр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jantar teatro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডিনার থিয়েটার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

souper-théâtre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Teater makan malam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dinner-Theater
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ディナーシアター
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

저녁 식사 극장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Teater nedha bengi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhà hát tối
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரவு உணவு நாடகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डिनर थिएटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Akşam tiyatrosu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cena teatro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

teatr obiad
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вечерю театр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

teatru cină
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δείπνο θέατρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aandete teater
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

middag teater
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

middag teater
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dinner theatre

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DINNER THEATRE»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DINNER THEATRE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dinner theatre

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QUOTES WITH «DINNER THEATRE»

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Ted Shackelford
Thirty years ago dinner theatre used to be much more of a going concern than it is now.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DINNER THEATRE»

Discover the use of dinner theatre in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dinner theatre and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dinner theatre: a survey and directory
"Dinner," "theatre," and business aspects of dinner theatre operations with selected profiles and a national directory.
William M. Lynk, 1993
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Dinner Theatre: Entertaining Outreach
Book one in the Lillenas Drama Topics Series. A practical handbook approach to one of the most popular topics in church drama.
Paul M. Miller, 1994
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Orange Coast Magazine
A presentation of "Gypsy" at Sebastians Dinner Theatre. (772-7710). "South Pacific" at the Elizabeth Howard Theatre. (838-1 540). FRIDAY SATURDAY 2 The William Hall Chorale and Orchestra perform. 88 APRIL 1982/ORANGE COAST.
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Theatre as Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts
DmnEn THEATRE Another form of theatre that is past its heyday but far from gone is dinner theatre. These for-profit organizations sprang up outside of major cities in the 1960s and offered dinner and a play in the same location. Because many ...
Thomas S. Hischak, 2006
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Cincinnati Magazine
Shadowbox Cabaret South, Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Newport, (859) 581- 7625. BURGERTOWN July27-Aug 8: Presented by the NKU Theatre & Dance Dept. as part of the their Summer Dinner Theatre 2004. Dinner is served in ...
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Orange Coast Magazine
ELIZABETH HOWARD CURTAIN CALL DINNER THEATRE in Tustin was opened in the spring of 1980 by Elizabeth Howard— who immediately changed the old cinema house on historical El Ca- mino Real. She instituted full waiter service, ...
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Orange Coast Magazine
New York (634-2000) "Grease", last day, Harlequin Dinner Theatre (979-55 11) 8x10 exhibit, Susan Spiritus Gallery (673-5110) Barry Manilow, Greek Theatre California Club, Riverside Raceway Gordon Lightfoot, Universal Ampitheatre " The ...
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Orange Coast Magazine
New York (634-2000) "Grease", last day, Harlequin Dinner Theatre (979-55 11) 8x10 exhibit, Susan Spiritus Gallery (673-5110) Barry Manilow, Greek Theatre California Club, Riverside Raceway Gordon Lightfoot, Universal Ampitheatre " The ...
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Orange Coast Magazine
Grand Dinner Theatre, 7 Freed- man Way, Anaheim. 772- 7710. "NIGHT MUST FALL," an intriguing British murder mystery, November 3-12. McKinney Theatre, " PAL JOEY," through November 12. The Grand Dinner Theatre, 7 Freed- man Way ...
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Orange Coast Magazine
Dinner theatre has been responsible for a new and prosperous marketplace for the playwright, particularly in the area of small-cast comedies designed as vehicles for well-known personalities. One of these is Bill C. Davis' Mass Appeal,  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DINNER THEATRE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dinner theatre is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pines Dinner Theatre opens "Grease" - The Morning Call
Members of the cast of 'Grease' at Pines Dinner Theatre in Allentown through July 10. (The Pines Dinner Theatre). By Kathy Lauer-Williams Of ... «Allentown Morning Call, Jul 15»
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Savoy planning jam-packed summer - Local - Cape Breton Post
In August, the Savoy will launch "The Bluenose Will Rise Again," a brand new dinner theatre from Colin Appleton. The dinner theatre will run on ... «Cape Breton Post, Jul 15»
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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Heads to …
CTC continues their 35th Summer Dinner Theatre season with ...SPELLING BEE, running tonight, July 8-26 in NKU's Stauss Theatre. «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Three things to do on July 9 - Hattiesburg American
There will be another night of William Carey University's Carey Dinner Theatre. "Beehive" starts at 7 p.m. in the Tatum Theatre. Tickets are $30. «Hattiesburg American, Jul 15»
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Nonprofit theatre to end season - The Crimson White
“My dear friend, Kelsey Holland, and myself organized a dinner theatre and silent auction last summer for TCT and it was a huge success.”. «The University of Alabama Crimson White, Jul 15»
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Matthew McGee transforms into his dream part for Freefall's 'Mame …
He moved to Florida and had a 12-year hitch as artistic director at Show Palace Dinner Theatre in Hudson. He played a variety of roles there ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
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Johnny Counterfit returns to Curtain Call for two nights - Crossville …
Because people were turned away in March, Johnny will be at the Curtain Call Dinner Theatre two nights (Thursday, July 16 and Friday, July ... «Crossville Chronicle, Jul 15»
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Set and done - City Pulse
Woodland “retired” from theater in 2000, but Starlight Dinner Theatre founder Linda Granger drafted him back into active service in 2006. «City Pulse, Jul 15»
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Community Calendar July 9 - Hattiesburg American
•Carey Dinner Theatre: “Beehive,” 7 p.m., Tatum Theatre. $30. Reservations: (601) 318-6221. No show Sunday, Monday. July 10. •Event: Back ... «Hattiesburg American, Jul 15»
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Dinner Theatre to debut 'Pippin'
A play based on a prince's uplifting journey will be coming to the UTEP Dinner Theatre. The Tony-award winning play tells the story about a ... «The Prospector, Jul 15»

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