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  • n  the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)

  • These are all played on one huge set, a cunningly fashioned array of forestage, tiers and jutting elevations.
  • The forestage is filled with what looks like a mighty cubistic boulder on which Joan sits pale and still, like a piteous Prometheus in the midst of her tormentors.
  • Without any intermission, the action overflows between three small inner stages and out into the audience on the forestage.

  • Twyla Tharp in San Diego Union Tribune
    But because audiences invariably stopped to applaud when the number ended, Tharp and Holder recently created a new effect at the end of that song - a "gentle sweep up of forestage lights on the last chord. Now, the light leads into 'Maggie's...

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