sound·​stage | \ ˈsau̇n(d)-ˌstāj How to pronounce soundstage (audio) \

Definition of soundstage

: the part of a motion-picture studio in which a production is filmed

Examples of soundstage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As far as Aniston returning to the famous soundstage to film a reboot of Friends, the cast has teased that a reunion of sorts is in the works — but not something scripted that will see the stars reprising their roles. Benjamin Vanhoose,, "Watch Jennifer Aniston Surprise Unsuspecting Friends Fans on the Central Perk Set," 24 Jan. 2020 Film and arts programs will include screening theaters, movie production studios and soundstages. Alison Steinbach, azcentral, "ASU's $73.5M 'innovation hub' going up in downtown Mesa," 10 Jan. 2020 Explore the sets, costumes, props, animatronics, art and more on the soundstages and backlot where the Harry Potter films were made. Alexandra Pecci, Washington Post, "Whether in Orlando or London, Harry Potter tourist attractions cast a magical spell," 11 Oct. 2019 Viewers in the studio watched the recording on two big video screens at the back of the soundstage. Bill Keveney, USA TODAY, "'The Voice' finale: 6 things you didn't see on TV (including an earthquake warning)," 18 Dec. 2019 Though, much like the Brady Bunch, the scenes inside the home were filmed on a separate soundstage, many die-hard fans still flock to the California property to take photos and pay homage. Hannah Chubb,, "The Property Brothers Want to Renovate the Golden Girls House Next — and Star in a Reboot!," 9 Oct. 2019 One highlight of the celebration is the dedication of the studio’s centerpiece: 12 10,000- to 38,000-square-foot soundstages, each named after a groundbreaking black artist. Los Angeles Times, "Tyler Perry Studios, the house ‘Madea’ built, becomes a landmark for black Hollywood," 2 Oct. 2019 Perry, 50, named a soundstage in Winfrey’s honor, where a three-course seated dinner was hosted. Alexia Fernandez,, "Jada Pinkett Smith Says Oprah Winfrey 'Is the Only Reason' Red Table Talk Could Ever Exist," 7 Oct. 2019 Most headphones have a single driver that makes all the sound, but these have four, which helps them balance frequencies more evenly, creating a wider soundstage, and providing clearer separation between guitars, keyboards, and vocals. Wired, "The Best Black Friday Headphone and Speaker Deals," 29 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of soundstage

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Soundstage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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