Origin of stage effect
Examples from the Web for stage effect
Though the humour was often prepared, the construction showed a rare mastery of stage-effect.Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)|Frank Harris
Othello is probably the character best adapted to stage-effect, and Kean has an uninterrupted power over us in playing it.
In his Plaideurs there is more of humour and stage-effect than of wit.