theater has definitions from the fields of performing arts,theater,military
[ noun ] (performing arts) a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented


house theatre


"the house was full"

Used in print

(Chicago Daily Tribune...)

Remember how by lack of two big theaters Chicago missed the first visit of the Royal_Danish_Ballet ?

Well , now we have two big theaters .

The engagement was_supposed_to be all set for the big theater in McCormick_Place , which Sol_Hurok , ballet booker extraordinary , considers the finest house of its kind in the country - and of_course he does n't weep at the capacity , either .

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

`` Designs , plans and furnishes interiors of houses , commercial and institutional structures , hotels , clubs , ships , theaters , as_well_as set_decorations for motion_picture arts and television .

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

The drama in the theater and the concert in the hall both have a fixed time , but the time is fixed by the director and the players , the conductor and the instrumentalists , subject , therefore , to much variation , as record collectors well know .

[ noun ] (theater) the art of writing and producing plays

Used in print

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

The effort produced a valuable record of stage techniques in the early years of the century and some interesting records of great theater figures who would otherwise be only names .

[ noun ] (military) a region in which active military operations are in progress


"the army was in the field awaiting action" "he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"