stage brace or brace

Definition

Theater

  • A piece of wood attached to the back of sceneryto support it. One end is attached to the flat by a hook-and-eye,while the other end is weighted down or secured to the floor by astage screw. It is usually adjustable. A French brace isa nonadjustable triangular piece of wood attached to the flat as apermanent support. It is hinged to fold flat for storage or transportation.
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