stage manager

noun

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

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Heather Case was the assistant director and stage manager. Elizabeth Moore, NOLA.com, "North Shore Notables: Project Love benefit helps mother battling cancer," 13 May 2018 The streaming arrangement is supported by the Roy Cockrum Foundation, which was created in 2015 by a former monk (and onetime actor and stage manager) with proceeds from a $153 million Powerball jackpot. Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times, "Stage Version of Bolaño’s ‘2666’ to Stream Free Online," 26 Apr. 2018 More than 600 tickets were sold, said Jenifer Raub, a concert organizer, stage manager at the amphitheater, and Parkinson’s patient. Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, "10,000 Maniacs delivers the classics at concert for Parkinson's disease research," 7 May 2018 Technical director Vinny Polowy and assistant director/stage manager Jenny Walker also have tricks up their sleeves. Jeff Piorkowski/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "'The Little Mermaid' swims into Mayfield High School auditorium for shows April 13-22," 10 Apr. 2018 Staged on a simplistic set designed by stage manager Kelli Jones and others, the story begins during winter at an audition, as artistic director Gordon Page (played by Rob Allen) stumbles in the dark trying to turn on the power. Patti Restivo, Howard County Times, "Laurel Mill Playhouse presents 'Laughing Stock'," 6 July 2018 Others in the cast are: Troy Martin, Rochell Faircloth, Jeff Merriman, Sam Rubbico, Jeff Dorman, Trey Morgan Lewis and Dr. Kimberly Roberts, who also serves as the stage manager. Don Maines, Houston Chronicle, "Teen had to choose: Disney trip or key role in ‘Mockingbird’ production," 15 June 2018 Karen Sheridan said her role as stage manager is to bring together all the elements of the show, including the actors and technical crew. Annie Gentile, Courant Community, "Lunchtime Lecture Series Explores "Love/Sick"," 6 June 2018 Most had kind things to say about Mr. Lyman, a former Lollapalooza stage manager who scouts Warped bands himself, praising him for hiring so many women in charge of production, catering and other departments. Steve Knopper, New York Times, "‘It Was 11 Guys on a Bus, and Then Me’: Women on the Warped Tour," 21 June 2018

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1805, in the meaning defined above

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stage manager

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stage manager

: a person who is in charge of the stage, scenery, lighting, etc., for a performance in a theater

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