Operationally, the obvious place to build the extension would have been at the north end of the site, where the existing stage and backstage areas are located.
For them, a screen would divide the visible stage from an invisible backstage where scenes would be changed.
There's a reason why some theaters have a green-painted lounge backstage .
I first saw Philip from the wings backstage , he was directing a rehearsal, making some point with the actors.
As we are led backstage , we see dressing rooms that might be private cabins.
But beyond the public turmoil lies a private, backstage world of unrequited love, secret affairs and insecurity.
The Theatre Royal will be offering tea and backstage tours during the week - and concessions for International Older People's Day, on October 1.
As in any museum or theater experience, there is a public arena and a backstage .
He told the jury that once the £1m cheque had been handed to the soldier, he and his wife were taken backstage to their dressing room.
I should be on the front lines, not making deals backstage .