Definition of center stage
- an issue that has taken center stage in the campaign
The actor stood alone at center stage.
As we wrap up work on the old project, a new one moves to center stage.
The issue is expected to take center stage in the elections.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'center stage.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: the middle section of a theater's stage
: a main or very important position
What made you want to look up center stage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Test Your Emoji Exceptionalism