downstage

[ adverb, noun doun-steyj; adjective doun-steyj ]
/ adverb, noun ˈdaʊnˈsteɪdʒ; adjective ˈdaʊnˌsteɪdʒ /
Theater

adverb

at or toward the front of the stage.

adjective

of or relating to the front of the stage.

noun

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

/ (ˈdaʊnˈsteɪdʒ) theatre /

adverb

at or towards the front of the stage

adjective

of or relating to the front of the stage

noun

the front half of the stage
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