sound·​stage | \ ˈsau̇n(d)-ˌstāj \

Definition of soundstage

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

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The Contestants Cheer on Their Competitors Perhaps one of the most interesting things that happens during the show takes place in a building just a short golf cart ride away from the soundstage. Alisa Wolfson, Country Living, "'The Voice' Behind-the-Scenes Secrets That No One Ever Knew," 15 Dec. 2018 Inside a dark soundstage in Culver City last year, Bill Hader stands at the corner of a stage. Chris Barton,, "Bill Hader breaks out of the 'SNL' mold with HBO's 'Barry,' the story of a hit man with a dream," 24 Mar. 2018 The interior scenes were shot in Los Angeles, on soundstage sets designed by production designer John Paino. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "See the Victorian Mansion-Inspired Sets Where 'Sharp Objects' Was Filmed," 5 Aug. 2018 The Qingdao Movie Metropolis, a sprawling development with 30 soundstages built by billionaire Wang Jianlin and his Dalian Wanda Group, hasn’t attracted many big U.S. productions. Erich Schwartzel, WSJ, "Lights, Cameras but Little Action for China’s New Film Capital," 27 Apr. 2018 The film, whose budget exceeded $100 million, shot in the Los Angeles area on soundstages in Santa Clarita and other locations as well as in Northern California, including Sequoia Park in Eureka. David Ng,, "'A Wrinkle in Time' director Ava DuVernay underscores the importance of hiring diverse interns," 7 Mar. 2018 The Senate Judiciary Committee didn't conduct the second round of hearings in the spacious room in the Hart Senate Office Building which serves as a Capitol Hill soundstage. Chad Pergram, Fox News, "Dramatic testimony from Kavanaugh, Ford included outrage, emotion, history," 27 Sep. 2018 Fun fact: That exterior is an actual, two-story house in Los Angeles's Brentwood neighborhood, though most of the filming is done on a soundstage. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "People Are Seriously Divided Over Which Modern Family House Is Best," 26 Sep. 2018 And Disney commemorated the Shermans’ long career and contributions to the company by dedicating one of the soundstages on its Burbank, California, lot to the brothers during the premiere of Christopher Robin. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "Christopher Robin’s thoroughly charming post-credits scene, explained," 3 Aug. 2018

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1931, in the meaning defined above

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