front of house


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front of house

1. The area of a theater where the audience sits. Let's go front of house and sit down, Gladys.
2. The business aspects of a theater, especially those that relate to the audience. My sister works front of house, so she can definitely get us tickets to that show.
See also: front, house, of

front of house

1 the parts of a theatre in front of the proscenium arch. 2 the business of a theatre that concerns the audience, such as ticket sales.
See also: front, house, of
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