[ noun ] (theater) the painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
"they worked all night painting the scenery"
Used in print(The Providence Journal...)
The book is by Jerome_Weidman and George_Abbott , music by Jerry_Bock , lyrics by Sheldon_Harnick , choreography by Peter_Gennaro , scenery , costumes and lighting by William and Jean_Eckart , musical direction by Jack_Elliott , and the production was directed by Mr._Abbott .
( Several times recently I have wondered whether shows were being staged for the sake of the script or just to entertain the audience with the spectacle of scenery being shifted right in_front_of their eyes .(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
Meanwhile it looked at the scenery .