- a highly spectacular or artificial device or means, especially for attracting attention.
Origin of stage effect
Examples from the Web for stage effect
Historical Examples of stage effect
Othello is probably the character best adapted to stage-effect, and Kean has an uninterrupted power over us in playing it.
Though the humour was often prepared, the construction showed a rare mastery of stage-effect.Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)
In his Plaideurs there is more of humour and stage-effect than of wit.
- a special effect created on the stage by lighting, sound, etc