One who reminds another, as an actor or an orator, of the words to be spoken next; specifically, one employed for this purpose in a theater.
He sits in a small box (called a Buca in Italy) and feeds the singers the words of nearly every line, and in Italy also relays the conductors beat. The system, one of operas worst features, is hardly conducive to a musico-dramatic performance particularly when some prompters are so loud that an aria becomes a duet. Some companies, such as the English National Opera, have mercifully banished the prompt box from most performances. The prompter is called tessitura in Italy and Souffleur in France.
A member of the musical staff of many large opera houses; the prompter sits in a small box practically invisible to the audience, under the apron of the stage, and gives singers and choristers the vocal cues seconds before they are required to sing them. Opera Pacific does not use a prompter.
a stand-alone viewer for SSA and JS timed (subtitling) scripts
Amateur companies almost always have a prompter, someone who sits in the wings and prompts the actors if they forget their lines. There is no such position in the professional theatre pros should not forget lines! Neither should amateurs, for that matter, but it happens so, if a prompt is needed, it is given by whoever is "in the corner".
Individual who supplies actors with the correct lines from the script if they forget.
TelePrompTer. An electrical device for displaying a script that can be read by talent during a production.
A device used to electronically display a magnified version of the script the speaker can see, but the audience can't. (Commonly called a TelePrompter, which is actually a registered trade name.) In theater, a person in the pit, the orchestra pit, out of sight, to help actors with their lines from the script.
Sitting in a small box under the stage's apron, a prompter gives singers and choristers their vocal cues and provides assistance for any on-stage memory lapses. range: Definitions of different human voices - bass, baritone, tenor, contralto, mezzo soprano, soprano.
the prompter is a member of the musical staff in an opera house who sits in a small box under the apron of the stage, intended to be invisible to the audience, and gives singers vocal cues seconds before they are required to sing them.
(n) Device using a computer, TV monitor and two-way mirror that allows talent to look at a camera and see the script they are reading as if it were in front of the lens. Also sometimes called TelePrompter, which is the name of a specific brand of such device.
AKA: Prompt A person who supplies actor s with the correct lines from the script if they forget. Factual Movie(s): Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
The prompter in a theater aids actors who have forgotten their words or lines. In the opera house, this becomes a job of giving the singers the opening words of each phrase a few seconds early. Prompts are mouthed silently or hurled lyrically in a half-voice, audible (hopefully) only on stage.