onstage

[ on-steyj, awn- ]
/ ˈɒnˈsteɪdʒ, ˈɔn- /

adverb

on or onto the stage (opposed to offstage): The director shouted, “Onstage, everybody!”

adjective

of, relating to, or used in the acting area, or that part of the stage that is in view of the audience.

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Origin of onstage

First recorded in 1925–30; on + stage
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