What is another word for the stage?

Pronunciation: [ðə stˈe͡ɪd͡ʒ] (IPA)

The stage is a platform where performers showcase their talents. However, there are many synonyms for the stage, depending on the context. For instance, the spotlight refers to the central focus of attention on the stage, while the boards mean the wooden floor that the performers walk on. The proscenium is the front area of the stage where the audience sits. The apron is the area of the stage that extends beyond the proscenium and closer to the audience. The wings are the areas on the side of the stage where actors wait to go on stage. Additionally, the backstage is the area behind the stage. Each term has its own specific meaning and is commonly used in the theater world.

What are the hypernyms for The stage?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with The stage

  • I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.
  • For the stage displays the first vigorous expression, as the natural thing and without conspicuous restraint, of private individuality.
    Lascelles Abercrombie
  • The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
    John Adams
  • When you stand on the stage you must have a sense that you are addressing the whole world, and that what you say is so important the whole world must listen.
    Stella Adler
  • I'm most at home on the stage. I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old.
    Alan Alda

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