verb (used with object), stage-man·aged, stage-man·ag·ing.
verb (used without object), stage-man·aged, stage-man·ag·ing.
Origin of stage-manage
Examples from the Web for stage-manage
Not satisfied with this, he proceeded to stage-manage the place.The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad|Edward John Thompson
She might haul him over the coals as much as she liked; but he wanted to stage-manage the position of the coals.The Second Fiddle|Phyllis Bottome
Reginald called it a dispensation; it had been the dream of his life to stage-manage a choir outing.Reginald|Saki
A triangular party, when two out of the three share certain poignant memories, is by no means the easiest thing to stage-manage.The Lamp of Fate|Margaret Pedler
Now, another thing: How'd you like to have me stage-manage this dbut of yours?The House of Torchy|Sewell Ford