forestage

[ fawr-steyj, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌsteɪdʒ, ˈfoʊr- /

noun

the part of a stage in front of the proscenium or the closed curtain, as the apron or an extension of the apron.

Origin of forestage

First recorded in 1920–25; fore- + stage
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