The place where an incident in real life or fiction occurs or occurred
A social environment frequented predominantly by homosexuals
others were treated at the scene of the accident for cuts and bruises
The arrangement of the scenery, props, etc. on the stage of a theatrical production or on the set of a film
The cultural and social environment associated with homosexuals; specifically gay and lesbian bars, clubs, etc., considered collectively as a social scene.
A scene depicting the insanity of one of the characters in a play, opera, etc.
A crowd scene, especially in a film or play; also in extended use.
A person employed to arrange scenery for a theatrical production, film, etc.
(In a book, film, or play) a description or scene of a sexual nature, especially one featuring sexual intercourse.
(Of a homosexual) not inclined to participate in the social environment frequented predominantly by other homosexuals
An action sequence, often featuring stunts, which centres on a pursuit.
An intimate scene between lovers, especially in a story or play.
In a drama, book, film, etc.: a scene set at night. Also (in later use): an episode or event taking place at night.
Theatre a list, description, or plan of the scenes in a play, giving details of the scenery required for them and how it is to be arranged.
A woman who is prominent in a particular milieu, especially a particular music scene; compare sense 8e (now somewhat rare).
A room or area in a theatre, used for the storage or preparation of scenery.
To dominate a performance, either by inadvertently outshining the other performers, or by intentionally becoming the centre of attention; compare to steal the scene.
In early use: †stage performance generally; acting (obsolete). Now: specifically the rehearsal or performance of a single scene, especially used as a means of developing or honing dramatic skills.
The place where an offence has been committed and forensic evidence may be gathered
A drop curtain used as part of stage scenery, especially one in front of which a scene is played while the setting is changed behind
A space in a theatre near the stage in which scenery is stored
= master shot.
A change of the scenery on a theatre stage (or of the setting represented by this), usually marking the beginning of a new unit of action; (also) a move from one setting or unit of action to another in a film, television programme, etc.
The action or fact of making a display of exaggerated behaviour or strong emotion; the action of causing a scene; compare to make a scene.
Painted with a scene or scenes.
A person who makes or sets up scenery for a dramatic production.
The action of making or setting up scenery for a dramatic production; (now usually) the action or practice of setting the scene.
A view or prospect of a street.
Another term for nativity scene.
(In Freudian theory) the occasion on which a child becomes aware of its parents' sexual intercourse, the timing of which is thought to be crucial in determining predisposition to future neuroses
A person whose job is to paint the background used to represent natural features or other surroundings on a theatre stage or film set
A person who moves the scenery on a stage between the scenes of a play
A person or thing taking more than their fair share of attention
A scene (in a play, etc.) in which a revelation or disclosure takes place, especially one which leads to the denouement.
A building constituting or forming part of the scene of an ancient Greek or Roman theatre.
A painting forming part of the scenery for a stage production.
Characterized by or reminiscent of scene painting.
The action or fact of dominating a performance, either by inadvertently outshining the other performers, or by intentionally becoming the centre of attention.
A model or tableau representing the scene of Jesus Christ’s birth, displayed in homes or public places at Christmas
The moment or scene in a play, etc., in which a principal character experiences a sudden revelation or enlightenment through the recognition of another character's true identity.
A scene in a play, opera, etc., made inevitable and indispensable by the progress of the action; the most important scene of the play, often the climax, which fulfils the expectation created by the plot.
Not something one enjoys or is interested in
Describe a place or situation in which something is about to happen
Relating to or denoting a civilian branch of the police force concerned with the collection of forensic evidence
A producer of a play (or opera, etc.); a director of a film.
A move to different surroundings
A person who examines and gathers evidence from a crime scene.
The examination of a crime scene for evidence; an instance of this.