downstage


1down·stage

adverb or adjective \ˈdan-ˈstāj\

: toward the front part of a stage

Full Definition of DOWNSTAGE

1
:  toward or at the front of a theatrical stage
2
:  toward a motion-picture or television camera

First Known Use of DOWNSTAGE

1793

2down·stage

noun \-ˌstāj\

Definition of DOWNSTAGE

:  the part of a stage that is nearest the audience or camera

First Known Use of DOWNSTAGE

circa 1931

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