Act noun - A performance regularly presented by an individual or group.
Scene is a synonym for act in performance topic. In some cases you can use "Scene" instead a noun "Act", when it comes to topics like showing, part of a performance.
Scene noun - The place and time in which the action for a portion of a dramatic work (as a movie) is set.
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Synonyms for Scene
Act is a synonym for scene in performance topic. Sometimes you can use "Act" instead a noun "Scene", if it concerns topics such as showing, part of a dramatic performance.
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- The characters also remove their makeup at the beginning of the final act/scene, mirroring the opening scene.
Source: Book Ends / Theatre
- The writer needs them to be somewhere else in the next act/scene, but no established plot device will allow this to happen.
Source: Convenient Eclipse
- The first act/scene is in 1963, the second in 1968, the third in 1974, and the musical's finale is sometime in the mid 80's-early 90's.
Source: Time Skip
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