Definition of stagecraft
: the effective management of theatrical devices or techniques
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Betty Shaw experienced Maze’s engrossing stagecraft firsthand.
Jonathan Davis' band has continued to evolve, grow and improve musically, lyrically and in its stagecraft.
Smith appears to be offended that the film credits so much of Reagan's success to stagecraft.
From oddly on-point haircut to impossibly exciting stagecraft, 1984 and Sturridge’s portrayal of a radicalized, rebellious Winston Smith, strikes a disturbing—and yes, intense—chord.
Both sides postured to appear ready for compromise in the historic budget fight in displays heavy on stagecraft but showing no promise of moving things any closer to a deal for a real budget for state government.
Webber’s musical has been bringing audiences to their feet with beautiful music, strong voices and state-of-the-art stagecraft for 29 years on Broadway and in touring productions.
Loach and Laverty don’t necessarily point out anything new in their film, which in the end winds up succumbing to melodramatic stagecraft that detracts from the crystalline simplicity and clarity that’s come before.
There is immense pressure on his advance teams of young, inexperienced staffers who negotiate the stagecraft of Trump's encounters with foreign leaders and prepare agendas of meetings.
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