prompt side

prompt side

noun Theater.
the part of the stage that in the U.S. is to the right and in Britain to the left as one faces the audience. Abbreviation: P.S.
Also, prompt-side.


Origin:
1830–40

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prompt side
 
n
theatre the side of the stage where the prompter is, usually to the actor's left in Britain and to his right in the United States

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