actable actable


  • (adj) capable of being acted; suitable for the stage


  1. The five comedies, which were the first breath of life on the Italian stage since Plautus, would be actable today but for the censor.
  2. What De Niro proves in Midnight Run is that it is a wonderfully actable part.
  3. Most of O Mistress Mine is about as realand as valuableas stage money, but it has a lot of actable scenes am passably agile dialogue.


  1. As to why he wrote a stage version, Burgess responded "It is to provide a definitive actable version which has auctorial authority. And, moreover, it is a version which, unlike Kubrick's cinema adaptation, draws on the entirety of the book,...
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Anthony Burgess Source: PR Web (press release)

  2. "Doubt is a chance to illustrate what we love about theater," Lavin said last week by phone. "There are four wonderful parts that are actable, emotional, challenging. The play is provocative and packs a wallop in a short amount of time; it's...
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Linda Lavin Source: Wilmington Morning Star

  3. "Everything we needed was in that script," says Linney. "It was perfect. I've only seen that a few times. By that, I mean ready to go, actable, ready to be made. That doesn't happen too often. You Can Count on Me was one of them. The Squid...
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Laura Linney Source: ic Wales

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