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 My whole arsenal on stage right now is different styles of PRS. Spin Contributor, SPIN, 14 Dec. 2023 Music director Dan Lipton stands at his musical keyboard stage right, and at the back of the black box space Attilio Rigotti creates images that are projected onto the stage. Peter Marks, Washington Post, 1 Nov. 2023 On stage left will be North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, while South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott and former Vice President Mike Pence will stand stage right beside Ramaswamy. Danielle Directo-Meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Sep. 2023 To stage right, a handful of dancers on stilts, members of the Agua, Sol y Serano troupe, stepped to the beat of Latin jazz. Daniel Kool,, 17 Sep. 2023 Chaplin said, practically running off the stage right after uttering those few words. Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2023 Guenevere rushes off, stage left; the knights exit, stage right; and, after a moment, men in black armor rush in with props. Trish Deitch, Variety, 4 Apr. 2023 This includes the installation of guards around the stage perimeter, an insider added, as well as extra manpower in the wings, both stage right and left. Matt Donnelly, Variety, 13 Apr. 2023 Enter the Knickerbockers, stage right. Jim Owczarski, Journal Sentinel, 30 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stage right was in 1931

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“Stage right.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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