action /ˈækʃn/ (n) the events in a story, play, etc. Example: She started her acting career while still at school.
approach /əˈprəʊtʃ/ (v) to come near to someone or something in distance or time Example: The performance approaches perfection
audience /ˈɔːdiəns/ (n) people who have gathered to watch or listen to something (a play, concert, someone speaking, etc.) Example: The audience cheered the actors as they walked off the stage
creative /kriˈeɪtɪv/ (adj) involving the use of skill and the imagination to produce something new or a work of art Example: The writer's creative representation of the Seven Deadly Sins was astounding
dialogue /ˈdaɪəlɒɡ/ (n) conversations in a book, play, or movie Example: The actors performed the dialogue without using scripts
element /ˈelɪmənt/ (n) a necessary or typical part of something Example: The audience is an essential element of live theater
experience /ɪkˈspɪəriəns/ (n) the knowledge and skill that you have gained through doing something for a period of time Example: The experience of live theater is very thrilling
occur /əˈkɜː(r)/ (v) to happen Example: The murder in the play occurs in the second act
perform /pəˈfɔːm/ (v) to do something, such as a piece of work, task, or duty Example: The theater group performed a three-act play
rehearse /rɪˈhɜːs/ (v) to practice or make people practice a play, piece of music, etc. in preparation for a public performance Example: Today, we'll just be rehearsing the final scene.
review /rɪˈvjuː/ (n) an examination of something, with the intention of changing it if necessary Example: The terms of the contract are under review.
sell out /'selaut/ (v) to sell all the tickets Example: The tickets sold out within hours.