What is stage?

  • (noun): Any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something.
    Example: "All the world's a stage"--Shakespeare; "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Stage

Stage or stages is an abstract object often associated with either theater and scene or point of progress.

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Some articles on stage:

Vienna State Opera - Present Day - Gustav Mahler
... of singers, such as Anna Bahr-Mildenburg and Selma Kurz, and recruited a stage designer who replaced the lavish historical stage decors with sparse stage scenery corresponding to modernistic ...
Zoo Keeper (video Game) - Gameplay - Main Stage: Contain The Escaping Animals
... In the first type of stage, Zeke moves and jumps along a rectangular perimeter surrounding a cage in the center of the screen, which is unlocked and thus allowing animals inside to escape ... are also breaking the wall from the inside as they try to escape, so the stage is a constant fight between Zeke and the animals to build up and tear down the perimeter wall ... The first two main stages begin with a thin wall already in place, but after that the wall must be built from scratch ...
Zoo Keeper (video Game) - Gameplay - Bonus Stage: Ride The Escalators
... The third type of stage finds Zelda on a platform at the top of a series of escalators and poses the question "Can you win a bonus keeper?" ... Each stage has at least two escalators, alternately ending on the right and left sides of the screen on the next platform ... The first escalator stage is after the second time Zeke rescues Zelda from the monkey ...
Zoo Keeper (video Game) - Game Sequence
... in the following order An introduction screen (showing how to play the main stages of the game) ... Main Stage #1 Elephants only, with Root Beer bonus items ... Main Stage #2 Snakes added, with Four-leaf Clover bonus items ...
The Wind In The Willows - Adaptations - Stage
... (UK National Tour) by Ian Billings The Wind in the Willows Two stage adaptations - a full musical adaptation and a small-scale, shorter, stage play version - by David Gooderson ...

More definitions of "stage":

  • (noun): A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
    Example: "At what stage are the social sciences?"
    Synonyms: degree, level, point
  • (noun): A large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns.
    Example: "We went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
    Synonyms: stagecoach
  • (noun): A large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience.
    Example: "He clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
  • (noun): The theater as a profession (usually 'the stage').
    Example: "An early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
  • (verb): Perform (a play), especially on a stage.
    Example: "We are going to stage 'Othello'"
    Synonyms: present, represent
  • (noun): A small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination.
    Synonyms: microscope stage
  • (noun): A section or portion of a journey or course.
    Example: "Then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
    Synonyms: leg
  • (noun): Any distinct time period in a sequence of events.
    Example: "We are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
    Synonyms: phase

Famous quotes containing the word stage:

    In the right stage of the weather a pond fires its evening gun with great regularity.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Once a child has demonstrated his capacity for independent functioning in any area, his lapses into dependent behavior, even though temporary, make the mother feel that she is being taken advantage of....What only yesterday was a description of the child’s stage in life has become an indictment, a judgment.
    Elaine Heffner (20th century)

    If any proof were needed of the progress of the cause for which I have worked, it is here tonight. The presence on the stage of these college women, and in the audience of all those college girls who will some day be the nation’s greatest strength, will tell their own story to the world.
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)