greenroom

Part of speech: noun

The common walting- room for performers in a theater.

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Usage examples "greenroom":

  1. The playgoers heard the bell ring, and left the greenroom to take their places again. - "The Magic Skin", Honore de Balzac.
  2. While I was sitting in the greenroom, Mr. Wilson came in, and it warmed my heart to see a Covent Garden face. - "Records of a Girlhood", Frances Ann Kemble.
  3. At the close of the fourth act of the play, Haward left his station in the pit, and quietly made his way to the regions behind the curtain, where in the very circumscribed space that served as greenroom to the Williamsburgh theatre he found Tamerlane, Bajazet, and their satellites, together with a number of gentlemen invaders from the front of the house. - "Audrey", Mary Johnston.