What is dress circle?

  • (noun): A curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra.
    Example: "They had excellent seats in the dress circle"
    Synonyms: circle

Some articles on dress circle, circle:

Samantha Barks - Career - After I'd Do Anything
... Barks performed the song at a benefit concert for Dress Circle, the Dress Circle Benefit Gala, on 7 August 2011 at Her Majesty's Theatre and the song was later included on the tribute compilation album ...
Brooklyn Theater Fire - The Theater - Building Features - Seating, Interior Passages and Spaces
... Parquet and parquet circle seating occupied the theater's ground floor and contained 600 seats ... The dress circle occupied a second floor balcony which seated 550 ... A third floor gallery, the family circle, extended to the south wall of the structure and seated 450 ...
Royal Wanganui Opera House - The Building
... six sheets show "plans at basement, ground floor and dress circle levels, a longitudinal cross-section, and external elevations ... The dress circle and orchestral stall seats are of the latest pattern, with cast-iron frames and upholstered backs, the latter to tip up, thus giving ample room for persons to ... Behind the circle was a reception and refreshment room” ...

Famous quotes containing the words circle and/or dress:

    Wise child, didst hastily return
    And mad’st thy mother’s womb thine urn.
    How summed a circle didst thou leave mankind
    Of deepest lore, could we the center find!
    Ben Jonson (1572–1637)

    An orange on the table,
    Your dress on the rug,
    And you in my bed,
    Sweet present of the present,
    Cool of night,
    Warmth of my life.
    Jacques Prévert (1900–1977)