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stage left

noun, Theater
the part of the stage that is left of center as one faces the audience.
Also called left stage.
Origin of stage left
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for stage left
  • stage left is the left side of the stage from the perspective of an actor facing the audience.
  • Wheeler exits stage left in subdued ending to storied career.
  • Prop tables and/or costume racks should be placed off stage left and right for use during the performance.
British Dictionary definitions for stage left

stage left

the part of the stage to the left of a performer facing the audience
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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