Dressing the stage
- Decorating the stage setting usually involved filling a box set with furnishings, wall hangings, and other items in order to create the illusion of a genuine room. However, the term is freely applied to stage decoration and also refers to arranging actors on the stage decoratively to fill the acting area.
The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater. James Fisher.
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