Definition of downstage in English:


Line breaks: down|stage
Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnsteɪdʒ
, -ˈsteɪdʒ/

adjective& adverb

At or towards the front of a stage: [as adverb]: all four run for their lives downstage [as adjective]: the downstage area
More example sentences
  • His Restoration stage, complete with downstage doors, proscenium and revolving flats is effective and simply adorned with a few choice pieces of furniture along with blue and white accents.
  • But what one remembers is the the mournful downstage revelry, while upstage a fleshy, ageing chanteuse is mimetically seduced by the MC.
  • The downstage scene is depicted as a common ground where the actors interact and live out there lives outside of the privacy of their own homes.

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