Definition of Prompt box

1. Noun. A booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits; opens toward the performers on stage.

Exact synonyms: Prompter's Box
Generic synonyms: Booth, Cubicle, Kiosk, Stall
Group relationships: Apron, Forestage, Proscenium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prompt Box

promoting
promotingly
promotion
promotion system
promotional
promotional expense
promotional material
promotionally
promotions
promotive
promotiveness
promotivenesses
promotor
promotors
prompt
prompt box (current term)
prompt copy
promptbook
promptbooks
prompted
prompter
prompter's box
prompters
promptest
prompting
promptingly
promptings
promptitude
promptitudes
promptless

Literary usage of Prompt box

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1. Seymour Hicks: Twenty-four Years of an Actor's Life by Seymour Hicks (1911)
"... CHAPTER II THE prompt box Two or three days elapsed, during which time I had been to all the theatrical agents, and with unblushing effrontery had ..."

2. Music (1901)
"They were now supposed to learn their parts; but their memory of music and lines was so defective that opera was thought impossible without a prompt-box in ..."

3. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1880)
"... once from the prompt-box tent : — " I should certainly say that in a different style. It is a solemn invocation ; it requires a change of voice. ..."

4. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1871)
"It ¡3 to remove the prompt box from the centre of the stage, and prompt from the wings, as in the drama. In all the operas performed chiefly by her old ..."

5. How Paris Amuses Itself by F[rank] Berkeley Smith (1903)
"... on one side by the prompt-box, and on the other by a bobbing ostrich plume. Across this aperture, provided the ostrich feather keeps still, you may, ..."

6. How Paris Amuses Itself by Frank Berkeley Smith (1903)
"... on one side by the prompt-box, and on the other by a bobbing ostrich plume. Across this aperture, provided the ostrich feather keeps still, you may, ..."

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