SETTING THESAURUS

VEGAS STAGE SHOW



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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
A stage surrounded by tiered seating
A multi-level stage with stairs going up to different platforms
Spotlights
Glittery and sparkly costumes
Scantily clad dancers
Singers and musicians
Showgirls in glitzy costumes and feathered headdresses
Garish colors
Flashing lights
Male dancers in tuxes and top hats with sequined embellishments
Large cast shows such as Cirque du Soleil
Single-man shows (escape artists on stages shrouded in fog, magicians with all of the usual props, singers and impressionists, etc.)
Neon and fluorescent lights playing across the stage
Pyrotechnics creating fountains of sparks and other special effects
Lights pulsing in time with the music
Detailed props and backdrops
Ushers showing people to their seats
Assistants coming into the audience to choose volunteers
Standing ovations and encores

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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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DESCRIPTIVE EFFECTS:
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