The week or two proceeding an opening performance of a play in which actors, crew members, and techies are forced to stay and perfect the play to all hours of the night. It makes all members feel as if they live in the theater. Often known as hell week, it brings about feelings of stress, nervousness, anxiety, anger, exhaustion, and, on a rare occasion, happiness.
Johnny: Would you like to go on a date tonight?
Andrea: I can't, I have tech week.