Definition of theatre-going in English:



  • Going frequently to the theatre.

    ‘the theatre-going public’
    • ‘Baltinglass has a very active theatre-going public and this is reflected in the efforts of the local amateur dramatic society, which regularly stages plays to satisfy this demand.’
    • ‘Our first responsibility, obviously, is to the theatre-going public.’
    • ‘That said, there was a strong black theatre-going public in black communities.’
    • ‘I hope none of your theatre-going readers were deterred from treating themselves to a thoroughly enjoyable evening.’
    • ‘As we all know, the theatre-going public certainly isn't getting much younger.’
    • ‘He said it was difficult to maintain the centre with such a small theatre-going population and rising costs.’
    • ‘There must be thousands of gullible theatre-going buffoons who'd happily shell out for a piece of souvenir art.’
    • ‘It is a measure of the theatre-going public's apathy that we sat quietly in our seats and didn't storm the stage and make everyone walk the plank.’
    • ‘I think I was a little overawed with the whole theatre-going experience.’
    • ‘We hope that the new season will offer our audiences true variety and contrast in theatre-going experiences.’
    • ‘As this hit play has shown, the experience of learning a musical instrument resonates with a good deal of the theatre-going public.’
    • ‘They are betting that what the theatre-going public needs in the dog days of summer is an adaptation of Henry V, set during the October crisis.’
    • ‘The company has also ensured the production will be able to reach beyond the usual theatre-going public by performing in community centres around the province.’
    • ‘The theatre-going public can be divided into two categories: those who have seen this play and those who haven't.’
    • ‘In it, he established a flair for dialogue and character already familiar to the theatre-going public.’
    • ‘The project also aims at seeing how best theatre houses can respond and meet the needs of the current and potential theatre-going community and other theatre users by the end of the year.’
    • ‘The result was an informed and enthusiastic theater-going public.’
    • ‘The Oliviers, judged by stage experts and members of the theatre-going public, will be televised by BBC2 tonight at 8.30 pm.’
    • ‘My theatre-going companion (who shall remain nameless, mainly because I'm too embarrassed to admit that it was my mother) claimed that as good as the play was, it wasn't up to the standard of my latest effort.’
    • ‘This article in the New York Times reveals that and some other interesting facts about the theater-going audience.’