stage manager


noun

a person responsible for the technical details of a theatrical production, assisting the director during rehearsal, supervising the lighting, costuming, setting, prompting, etc., and assuming full responsibility for the stage during a performance of a play.

Nearby words

  1. stage director,
  2. stage door,
  3. stage effect,
  4. stage fright,
  5. stage left,
  6. stage pocket,
  7. stage right,
  8. stage screw,
  9. stage setting,
  10. stage wait

Origin of stage manager

First recorded in 1810–20

Related formsstage managership, noun

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stage manager

noun

a person who supervises the stage arrangements of a theatrical production
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