Origin of stage direction
Words nearby stage direction
How to use stage direction in a sentence
As the cast gathered around a tiny printer, Benjamin spat out the screenplay, complete with almost impossible stage directions like "He is standing in the stars and sitting on the floor."Movie written by algorithm turns out to be hilarious and intense|Annalee Newitz|May 30, 2021|Ars Technica
When he ended Vieux Carré with the stage direction, “The house is empty now,” Lahr somberly terms it “an augury and an epitaph.”John Lahr’s Biography Perfectly Captures Tennessee Williams’ Tortured Greatness|Wendy Smith|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Krasinski: The stage direction was, “He is horrible at singing.”Matt Damon and John Krasinski Talk About Their Bromance, ‘Promised Land,’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“In the stage direction, they almost have sex on stage … there was a lot more fondling,” Friedlich says.Max Friedlich, Teenage Playwright, Dazzles With Controversial ‘SleepOver’|Ramin Setoodeh|August 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But his hopes were dashed when Alan replied that he was referring to the final stage direction (Exeunt, bearing off the bodies).Alan Turing’s Brother: He Should Be Alive Today|John Ferrier Turing|June 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
While they are working themselves up to it, Manrico appears, as the stage-direction says, "like a phantom."
In all the copies Holy maidens is made, absurdly enough, part of the stage direction.
Here is one of those rare and tremendous moments of which one may say that there is a stage direction, “Enter Shakespeare.”Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens|G. K. Chesterton
It takes, therefore, practical stage direction to realize all the possibilities of stage atmosphere in a practical way.The Art of Stage Dancing|Ned Wayburn
For purposes of indicating the pantomimic action of the play, the dramatist resorts to stage-business and stage-direction.Contemporary One-Act Plays|Sir James M. Barrie
British Dictionary definitions for stage direction
Cultural definitions for stage direction
Part of the script of a play that tells the actors how they are to move or to speak their lines. Enter, exit, and exeunt are stage directions.