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  • n  the front half of the stage (as seen from the audience)
  • a  of the front half of a stage
  • r  at or toward the front of the stage
    the actors moved further and further downstage

  • The technique of a gum-chewing commentator ("Wal, all I know is what I see in the newspapers"), which he developed in vaudeville and which landed him downstage in the Ziegfeld .
  • Taking his time, he eventually reached a stool in a downstage corner.
  • Laurence Olivier called it the Old Vic's "sweet spot" a place Spacey situates somewhere "downstage center," where an actor can most easily make that crucial connection with the .
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  • ‘Sons of the Prophet’
    Stephen Karam’s explosively funny comedy, featuring Vince Petronio as Bill and Paula Faber as Gloria (above), is about the extreme suffering of a Lebanese family distantly related to Kahlil Gibran. “Sons of the Prophet” will play DownStage at 2nd Story Theatre through November 24. WHERE: 28 Market St., Warren. WHEN: Through November 24. COST: $20/$25. [...]
    Nov. 6, 2013 - Warren Times-Gazette

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