stage left

noun Theater.

the part of the stage that is left of center as one faces the audience.

Origin of stage left

First recorded in 1930–35
Also called left stage. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for left stage

stage left


the part of the stage to the left of a performer facing the audience
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