Theater Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Theater

  1. Abbey Theatre home of famed Irish theatrical company. [Irish Hist.: NCE, 3]
  2. Bolshoi Moscow’s premier ballet company. [Russ. Hist.: NCE, 327]
  3. Broadway famous theatrical district at New York’s Times Square. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 107]
  4. Carnegie Hall New York’s venerable theater for concert-goers. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 460]
  5. Comédie-Française (Théâtre-Francais) world’s oldest established national theater. [Fr. Hist.: EB, III: 33]
  6. Drury Lane London street famed for theaters; the theatrical district. [Br. Hist.: Herbert, 1321]
  7. Federal Theater provided employment for actors, directors, writers, and scene designers (1935–1939). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 932]
  8. Garrick Theatre famous London playhouse; named for David Garrick. [Br. Lit.: NCE, 1048]
  9. Globe Theatre playhouse where Shakespeare’s plays were performed. [Br. Lit.: NCE, 1094]
  10. Habima Theater national theater of Israel; its troupe is famous for passionate acting style. [Israeli Hist.: NCE, 1170]
  11. La Scala (Teatro alla Scala) “Theater at the Stairway”; Milan opera house; built 1776. [Ital. Hist.: EB, VI: 57]
  12. Lincoln Center New York’s modern theater complex. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1586]
  13. Metropolitan Opera House famous theater in New York City; opened in 1883. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1761]
  14. Old Vic London Shakespeare theater (1914–1963). [Br. Hist.: NCE, 1999]
  15. Radio City Music Hall New York City’s famous cinema; home of the Rockettes. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2338]
  16. Shubert Alley heart of Broadway; named after the three Shubert brothers. [Am. Hist.: Herbert, 1322]
  17. Winter Garden a famous old theater in New York City. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 738]