What Is a Green Room?

January 2006
Mix;Jan2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p70
The article presents the views of live sound engineers on the origination of a green room. In the journal titled DeProverbio.com posits that the green room took its name from the fact that its walls were often painted green to rest the eyes of actors after exposure to bright stage lights. World Wide Words suggests that the stage itself was called the green, making the green room a room adjacent to the stage.


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