Auditorium and front-of-house stand for the place in theatre where the audience sit. Can we use them interchangeably or is there any difference between them?

  • Did you Google "front-of-house"? – Hot Licks Oct 16 '15 at 0:51

The front-of-house is the open-to-public section of the theatre. It includes the lobby/foyer as well as the auditorium.

The auditorium meanwhile is the place where the audience sits to watch the performance.

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    Which one can learn in 30 seconds by reading the Wikipedia article for "front-of-house". – Hot Licks Oct 16 '15 at 1:16
  • Exactly! A quick search will reveal a bit of an obvious difference. – Nihilist_Frost Oct 16 '15 at 1:22

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