booking agent

an agent who makes bookings, as reservations for travel or the theater or engagements for performers, for clients.

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  • Booking agent —    From the 1870s, the burgeoning number of theatres nationwide as well as the great number of touring attractions made a very complicated business of the scheduling of companies on the road into available theatres while avoiding too great a jump …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • booking agent — noun someone who engages a person or company for performances • Syn: ↑booker • Derivationally related forms: ↑book (for: ↑booker) • Hypernyms: ↑agent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Booking office —    From the 1870s, the burgeoning number of theatres nationwide as well as the great number of touring attractions made a very complicated business of the scheduling of companies on the road into available theatres while avoiding too great a jump …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Agent — An agent is either: * an entity who is capable of action * someone (or something) who acts on behalf of another person.In law* Agent (law): a person authorised to act on behalf of another person ** Patent agent, or patent attorney, a professional …   Wikipedia

  • agent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) One who acts for another Nouns 1. (one who acts for another) agent, representative, ombudsman, delegate, emissary, instrument, envoy, deputy, proxy, broker, factor, attorney; commissary, commissioner;… …   English dictionary for students

  • Agent —    An agent was one who represented the business interests of another party, whether individual actors or a producer or a touring company on the road. Agents might specialize in areas like drawing up contracts, handling theatre and railroad… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • booking — noun 1 (esp. BrE) arrangement that you make in advance to buy a ticket, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ advance, early ▪ late ▪ priority ▪ double (= two bookings for the same time) …   Collocations dictionary

  • agent — n. representative 1) a double; enemy; estate (BE), land (BE), real estate (AE); free; insurance; literary; press; purchasing; rental; secret, undercover; shipping; special; ticket (AE; BE has booking clerk) agent 2) an agent provocateur 3) an… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • agent — noun 1 works in an agency ADJECTIVE ▪ booking, ticket, travel ▪ election (BrE), parliamentary (BrE) ▪ advertising, press …   Collocations dictionary

  • booking clerk — clerk in a ticket office, ticket agent …   English contemporary dictionary

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