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stage left (or right)

Definition of stage left or right in English:

On the left (or right) side of a stage from the point of view of a performer facing the audience.
Example sentences
  • Enter stage right to perform in Powerhouse Poetry, at Calgary's Big Secret Theatre at 8 p.m. on July 19.
  • A screen on stage left allowed the audience to get a first hand look at how Jeff flawlessly handled the turntables.
  • Deuterium Boy and Helium Girl walk on from stage right to more enthusiastic audience applause.
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