Entry from British & World English dictionary
The tier of seats in a theatre above the dress circle.
- The gallery looks more like an old theatre auditorium, with a dress circle, an upper circle, and boxes on the sides.
- For the Theatre Royal show, which opened on Tuesday, seats are available in the upper circle and gallery for shows next Monday to Friday.
- According to legend Charlie - so called by the Grand's staff - threw himself off the upper circle balcony after suffering unrequited love at the hands of a very beautiful visiting Russian ballerina.
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