Lighting: A non-stage lighting fixture
that is seen by the audience. This includes table lamps, wall sconces, chandeliers, track
lights, and so on. Called a practical because from the audience's point
of view it is the light source
for the area around it.
Scenery or Props
: Any item that functions onstage as originally intended. A "practical" sink would have running water. From the stage directions
and script of Deathtrap
, by Ira Levin: "...a fireplace, practical to the extent that paper may be burned in it..."