stage right


Definition of stage right

: the right part of a stage from the viewpoint of one who faces the audience

Examples of stage right in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Peters walked the stage right before Auburn’s final regular season game, the win over Mississippi State. Giana Han, al, "Jordyn Peters announces decision about extra year of eligibility," 9 Jan. 2021 Mary stage right, Joseph stage left, with the Magi hovering near the proscenium. Kevin Fisher-paulson,, "Guest list may be smaller, but gratitude remains," 24 Nov. 2020 What looks like a giant tube enters stage right and sucks the embryo up and out of view., "Fertility Diary: I’m In My 20s & My Partner & I Both Struggle With Fertility," 31 Aug. 2020 These are all highly collaborative processes involving hundreds of professionals—from editors to sound engineers, foley artists, colorists, and more during the marketing and promotion stage right up to distribution. Peter Jackson, Fortune, "Hollywood must adapt to remote work or suffer the consequences," 1 July 2020 Those talks appear to be in only preliminary stages right now. Jon Chesto,, "Convention center authority looks to buy its own ferry, to bolster Seaport service," 17 Jan. 2020 The format shifted this week, with Trump exiting stage right after delivering his opening monologue and taking a handful of questions rather than staying for the whole episode. Rob Crilly, Washington Examiner, "Catchphrases, guest stars, and a skeptical sidekick: Welcome to the White House coronavirus briefing," 27 Mar. 2020 González: There’s only one person up here on stage right now who’s actually been involved in both the design, the manufacturing of the support of the industrial sector. oregonlive, "Portland mayoral debate: How does the city expand its industrial sector?," 27 Feb. 2020 When the debate wrapped, the Minnesota senator, clearly frustrated, took a wide berth around Buttigieg and exited stage right. Philip Elliott, Time, "Bloomberg Bombs in Democratic Debate as Warren Fights Back," 20 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of stage right

1931, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jan 2021

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“Stage right.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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