dress circle

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre
dress circleˈdress ˌcircle noun [countable] British English APTthe lowest of the curved rows of seats upstairs in a theatre SYN first balcony American English
Examples from the Corpus
dress circleBabes in the Wood tickets are priced from £4.50£10.50, and dress circle boxes at £15.Richard Rice was in an office tucked away high up in the dress circle and had left Charlie to organize things.The conflagration necessitated new carpeting on that level and new upholstery in the dress circle and balcony areas.And the scaffolding that surrounded the dress circle has now encroached on to the stage.