Origin of stage direction
Examples from the Web for stage direction
I had said all I had to say, and it seemed to me that about here the stage-direction "exit" was written in my part.My Man Jeeves|P. G. Wodehouse
In the stage-direction the last four words are omitted Remorse.The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The 1st quarto has here the stage-direction, "She fals vpon her bed within the Curtaines."
Pope destroyed the collocation by transferring the stage-direction to a point some dozen lines later.Shakespearean Tragedy|A. C. Bradley
The 1st quarto has here the stage-direction, "Tibalt under Romeos arme thrusts Mercutio in and flyes;" which some modern eds.
British Dictionary definitions for stage direction
Culture 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.