- the part of the stage that in the U.S. is to the right and in Britain to the left as one faces the audience. Abbreviation: P.S.
Origin of prompt side
First recorded in 1830–40
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He glanced appealingly towards the prompt-side of the stage.A Book of the Play
A rope dangled at the prompt-side, and near a steep flight of stairs which led to a dressing room.
- theatre the side of the stage where the prompter is, usually to the actor's left in Britain and to his right in the United States
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