Translation of theater in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈθiːətər; ˈθɪətə(r)/
, (British English/inglés británico) theatre


  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (building) teatro (m), sala (f) teatral [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] to go to the theater ir* al teatro (before noun/delante del nombre) I've got two theater tickets tengo dos entradas para el teatro
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    • Performances increasingly moved to theatres with proscenium arches, so the audience now viewed the dancers from the front, though no two spectators would have an identical view.
    • The next performance at the theatre is Alan Ayckbourn's ‘Relatively Speaking’.
    • A landmark cultural building, either a theatre or an opera house, according to Coyne, will act as a focal point for the area.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (theatrical world) the theater el teatro, la escena she wants to go into (the) theater quiere dedicarse al teatro or a la escena 1.3 uncountable/no numerable (drama) teatro (masculine) an important figure in French theater una figura importante del teatro francés the Theater of the Absurd el teatro del absurdo it's a good piece of theater es buen teatro the debate made good theater el debate fue de lo más teatral or todo un espectáculo (before noun/delante del nombre) [company/critic] teatral, de teatro theater guide cartelera (feminine) teatral the theater world el mundo del teatro or de las tablas
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    • After graduating, Grant dabbled briefly in advertising but plugged away at an acting career in regional theatre.
    • Since then he has attended the London Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts, and has been involved in all aspects of theatre including writing, acting and producing.
    • He is known for his non-conformist attitude in every field in which he has proven himself, be it politics, theatre or the legal profession.
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    • They have acquired such a reputation for quality theatre that their shows are always a date for the calendar.
    • It has an unrivalled reputation for producing contemporary theatre of the highest quality, invention and energy, and for its dedication to new writing.
    • You couldn't get a better experience in terms of theatre.
  • 4 countable/numerable (area) theater of sth escenario (masculine)de algo the theater of war/operations el escenario de la guerra/de operaciones
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    • The question has to be asked, however, what parents were doing allowing their children to be in harm's way in the middle of a bloody theatre of war.
    • The theatre of war looms large in France's film culture and this First World War prison drama, based on a true story, was long hailed as one of the greatest films ever made.
    • To compound the woes of the invading forces, with every passing day weather conditions in the theatre of war will grow increasingly worse.

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