Synonyms for Footlights:

n.

auditorium, balcony, backstage, backcloth, aisle, box office, backdrop, box, apron. drama (noun)
footlight.
footlights (noun)
footlight.
theater/theatre (noun)
auditorium.

Usage examples for footlights

  1. Before the shy, frail boy knew what he was actually doing he was beside the footlights handing his own violin up to the great master, whose wonderful eyes gazed down into the small, pale face, and whose hand immediately reached out, grasping the poor, cheap little fiddle that Archie had learned his scales on. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  2. " As different from them as moonlight from footlights – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. She knew her limitations; they would have to ring down if she ever saw him over the footlights – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart