Definition of drop curtain in English:

drop curtain


  • A curtain or painted cloth lowered vertically on to a theatre stage.

    ‘The wooden horse, on the other hand, is cleverly managed, first entering on the upper ramp and then reappearing on a drop curtain as a gigantic, threatening silhouette - an effective solution to an almost impossible bit of stage business.’
    ‘Although the spectacular drop curtain had to be taken down because of asbestos, the pictures that remain of it are phenomenal.’
    window hanging, hanging, screen, blind


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