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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Zoo Keeper (video Game) - Game Sequence
... proceeds 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 ...
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 ...
Vienna State Opera - Present Day - Gustav Mahler
... 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 ...
The Wind In The Willows - Adaptations - Stage
... Willows (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 ...
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 ... the animals 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 ... The first two main stages begin with a thin wall already in place, but after that the wall must be built from scratch ...

More definitions of "stage":

  • (noun): A small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination.
    Synonyms: microscope stage
  • (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): 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): 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
  • (verb): Perform (a play), especially on a stage.
    Example: "We are going to stage 'Othello'"
    Synonyms: present, represent
  • (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"
  • (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): 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

Famous quotes containing the word stage:

    Harvey: Oh, you kids these days, I’m telling you. You think the only relationship a man and a woman can have is a romantic one.
    Gil: That sure is what we think. You got something better?
    Harvey: Oh, romance is very nice. A good thing for youngsters like you, but Helene and I have found something we think is more appropriate to our stage of life—companionship.
    Gil: Companionship? I’ve got a flea-bitten old hound at home who’ll give me that.
    Tom Waldman (d. 1985)

    Each action of the actor on the stage should be the visible concomitant of his thoughts.
    Sarah Bernhardt (1845–1923)

    The literary wiseacres prognosticate in many languages, as they have throughout so many centuries, setting the stage for new haut monde in letters and making up the public’s mind.
    Fannie Hurst (1889–1968)