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theater also: (British English) theatre
American English: /ˈθiədər/
British English: /ˈθɪətə/

Translation of theater in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 countable (building)
    sala (feminine) teatral [journalistic]
    to go to the theater
    ir al teatro
    (before noun) I've got two theater tickets
    tengo dos entradas para el teatro
    Example sentences
    • 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 (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 (drama) 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) (company/critic)
    teatral
    de teatro
    theater guide
    cartelera (feminine) teatral
    the theater world
    el mundo del teatro or de las tablas
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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 (area)theater of something
    escenario (masculine) de algo
    the theater of war/operations
    el escenario de la guerra/de operaciones
    Example sentences
    • 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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