Pro*sce"ni*um (?), n.; pl. Proscenia (#). [L., fr. Gr. ; before + a tent, a wooden stage, the stage. See Scene.]

1. Anc. Theater

The part where the actors performed; the stage.

2. Modern Theater

The part of the stage in front of the curtain; sometimes, the curtain and its framework.

<-- proscenium arch, the framework around the front of the stage. -->


© Webster 1913.

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