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stagestruck

or stage-struck

[steyj-struhk] /ˈsteɪdʒˌstrʌk/
adjective
1.
obsessed with the desire to become an actor or actress.
2.
enthralled by the theater and the people, customs, traditions, etc., associated with it.
Origin of stagestruck
1805-1815
1805-15
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