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  • n  the rear part of the stage
  • v  treat snobbishly, put in one's place
  • v  move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience
  • v  steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else
    When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress
  • a  of the back half of a stage
    she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience
  • s  remote in manner
    he was upstage with strangers
  • r  at or toward the rear of the stage
    the dancers were directed to move upstage

  • You know rule one for the vice president is make sure you never upstage the president, right? It's rule one.
  • Ronson understands all the tricks of the Stax generation, but he syncopates closer to hip hop and never lets the arrangements upstage his star.
  • You know rule one for the Vice President is make sure you never upstage the President, right?.
News & Articles

  • Attendees help serenade honorees at Pittsburgh CLO Guild Ball
    By Kate Benz, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review It isn’t often that the audience manages to upstage a collection of seasoned performers, but when ReedSmith’s Dan Booker appeared tableside of CLOE Awardees Helen ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
  • Today's Top 5: Wednesday
    Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, June 12, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing . * Least Likely Friends at Theatre Charlotte * Valient Thorr at Tremont Music Hall * Get to Know the Show Lunch & Learn: The Lion King at Booth Playhouse * Karaoke Night at UpStage * Summer Showcase at Lark & Key Gallery [ Subscribe to the comments on ...
    June 12, 2013 - Creative Loafing Charlotte
Quotes

  • Torii Hunter in Forbes
    You can't upstage 500 home runs. It's hard to do. I'll be lucky if I hit 300,said Hunter, who has 181 career homers.
  • Ed Rendell in Times Online
    It's a difficult job being in a city with Manchester United and the success they've had over the years and, therefore, there is always a moment where they think they can upstage us or something and I think them getting Carlos Tévez was one of... Sir Alex Ferguson http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Ferguson&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFTcyrA5bn_2KbxcR62xD3-3WJTDA Times Online http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/football/premier_league/article6967980.ece&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHfvsLcd74hYeRWRVWKtOBZdcRGkg Dec 25, 2009 106575 139668 upstage Ed Rendell, the Governor of Pennsylvania, said: Generally a lot of politicians don't like to put somebody like that on the ticket. You know rule one for the vice-president is make sure you never upstage the president, right? Hillary Clinton in some...

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