stage left


noun Theater.

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

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earnest
Also called left stage.

Origin of stage left

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for left stage

stage left

noun

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