dress circlenoun [ C usually singular ]uk /ˈdres ˌsɜː.kəl/ us /ˈdres ˌsɝː.kəl/ UK
Examples from literature
- His book is a repository of theatrical information, but the great part of it of more absorbing concern for the manager's-room or the stage-door than, say, the dress circle.
- Imagine it filled with people from foot-lights to the last row in the topmost gallery—orchestra, dress circle, and balconies—a huge uprising, semicircular bowl, lined with human beings.
- In those days the theatre had no stalls, so we sat in the front row of the dress circle, Tom having in his modesty refused a box.
- It was like a stage scene viewed from the dress circle.
- One bar is generally just opposite the entrance to the dress circle, an arrangement which is particularly annoying to ladies.