re·​stage (ˌ)rē-ˈstāj How to pronounce restage (audio)
restaged; restaging

transitive verb

: to stage (something) again
The play was restaged abroad.

Examples of restage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As the family restages its feuds, acting becomes group therapy. Amy Nicholson, Los Angeles Times, 7 Mar. 2024 What’s your process when training artists that will restage your performance work? Vogue, 23 Sep. 2023 The piece was restaged in December 2023 at London’s Royal Academy of Arts for an Abramović retrospective. Scottie Andrew, CNN, 29 Jan. 2024 Scott’s Napoleon restages the couple’s meeting as an encounter at a party where both are outsiders observing French high society. Nathan Smith, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 Nov. 2023 DuVernay restaged a Nazi book-burning rally in Berlin’s Bebelplatz. Geoff Edgers, Washington Post, 4 Dec. 2023 There is irony in Finley restaging a performance from one of the most contested moments of her career at Art Basel Miami Beach, a playground for the rich, powerful and politically connected. Julia Halperin, New York Times, 6 Dec. 2023 Twice per year since the Paris museum opened in March 2022, La Galerie Dior restages its captivating presentation of archive creations, art, objects, and documents, which span Monsieur Dior’s upbringing to collections that bowed mere months ago. Amy Verner, Vogue, 23 Nov. 2023 In a theatrical revision from the original sequence of events, the scene is restaged in an austere church and features Napoleon violently slapping his former wife. Nathan Smith, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of restage was in 1893

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“Restage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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