Definition of Little theatre
1. Noun. A small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups.
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Literary usage of Little theatre
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1. One-act Plays by Modern Authors by Helen Louise Cohen (1921)
"THE little theatre The year 1911 saw the beginning in the United States of the little theatre movement, which has grown with phenomenal rapidity and has ..."
2. The Insurgent Theatre by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1917)
"THE little theatre WHAT is the little theatre? I can imagine someone removed by but five years from a knowledge of American theatrical conditions asking ..."
3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1898)
"... time was she enabled to make arrangements for the first of her five subscription concerts, on 18 SI ardi USO, at the little theatre in the Hay- market. ..."
4. Letters of Edward FitzGerald by Edward FitzGerald (1894)
"I think I love the Haymarket as much as any part of London because of the Little Theatre where Vestris used to sing ' Cherry Ripe' in her prime: and (soon ..."
5. The American Dramatist by Montrose Jonas Moses (1917)
"The little theatre Movement, in fine, must be regarded as a measure of ... There is no reason to believe that the little theatre is going to be the ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"In the very close of his days I play was acted for his benefit at the little theatre in the Haymarket, through the united interests of Thomson, Mallet, ..."