Gallery (theatre)

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The gallery of a theatre is a form of balcony, an elevated platform generally supported by columns or brackets, which projects from the interior wall of a theatre, in order to accommodate additional audience.

It may specifically refer to the highest such platform, and carries the cheapest seats.[1]


  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary (second ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 0 19 861218 4.

See also[edit]

Peanut gallery