stage manager


Definition of stage manager

: one who supervises the physical aspects of a stage production, assists the director during rehearsals, and is in charge of the stage during a performance

Examples of stage manager in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Casting is by Calleri Jensen Davis with Kamra Jacobs serving as the production stage manager. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 June 2022 According to information posted by JJP, the production will be directed by Gene Murrell with Jake Coleman as assistant director, Stan Chapman as music director, Anna Fillingim as choreographer and Sam Watkins as stage manager. al, 10 June 2022 Margo Maier-Moul, a stage manager, makes a phone call to ask how many patrons are still lined up outside the opera house. New York Times, 13 June 2022 Caroline Englander, the production stage manager, looked concerned. Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker, 18 Apr. 2022 Set, Beowulf Boritt; costumes, Linda Cho; lighting, Sonoyo Nishikawa; sound, Jessica Paz; hair& wigs, Cookie Jordan; production stage manager, Johnny Milani. Marilyn Stasio, Variety, 28 Apr. 2022 This elite team will also be given the responsibility of running lights, sound and technical aspects for Advanced Academy and Actors Academy productions under the guidance of a professional stage manager. Anchorage Daily News, 6 June 2010 Nancy Roy of Colchester has participated in SWAN Day four times, three as a musician, one as a stage manager. Susan Dunne,, 4 Apr. 2022 On that note, the lines that struck me most in Sunday’s episode may have been Lexi’s exchange with her (totally unruffled) stage manager after the play goes off the rails. Lorraine Ali, Los Angeles Times, 27 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of stage manager

1805, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stage manager was in 1805

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28 Jun 2022

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“Stage manager.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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