downstage

[adverb, noun doun-steyj; adjective doun-steyj]Theater
adjective
  1. of or relating to the front of the stage.
noun
  1. the front half of the stage.

Origin of downstage

First recorded in 1895–1900; down1 + stage
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British Dictionary definitions for downstage

downstage

adverb
  1. at or towards the front of the stage
adjective
  1. of or relating to the front of the stage
noun
  1. the front half of the stage
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