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upper circle

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Definition of upper circle in English:

noun

The tier of seats in a theatre above the dress circle.
Example sentences
  • 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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