stage direction


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an instruction written as part of the script of a play

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Outstanding Stage Direction for a Play: Jenny Jamora, 'Every Brilliant Thing' (SC)
After a survey of how Echo is treated in several non-dramatic works, Lewis turns to the stage direction quoted in her title, claiming that its 'ambiguity...
In contrast to these three items, only one extant stage direction (from a Caroline play, Robert Davenport's King John and Matilda) calls for a throne to be discovered: "A Chair of state discovered" (29).
stage direction requiring at least 15 actors to successfully execute:
This three-day workshop will bring together about thirty students majoring at stage direction, sound engineering, and cinematography.
The Westborough Players' Club show features the talents of 25 local youngsters under the stage direction of Sarah Worrest and musical direction of J.
"You Can't Take It With You" declares itself in a stage direction: "This is a house where you do as you like, and no questions asked." That license to live the carefree life of children, extended by this 1936 comedy classic by Moss Hart and George S.
This was supported by 21 other MSPs and Mr Gibson said: "Everything about the play was class, the acting was exceptional, as was the stage direction, but at the heart of it was the writing."
As a production, La traviata, with its unattractive unit set and mildly vulgar stage direction, was nothing to write home about.
ANSWERS: 1 Medina; 2 All Gas And Gaiters; 3 Zambia; 4 A seat; 5 Rock; 6 Damon Hill; 7 The chain of volcanoes around the edges of the Pacific Ocean; 8 Alaska; 9 As a stage direction: 'They all go out'; 10 Ten.
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Medina; 2 All Gas And Gaiters; 3 Zambia; 4 A seat; 5 Rock; 6 Damon Hill; 7 The chain of volcanoes around the edges of the Pacific Ocean; 8 Alaska; 9 As a stage direction: 'They all go out'; 10 Ten.
The stage direction responsible for lighting, sound and special effects is the province of Chris Brearley and his team.
Lochert, who provides a history of the terminology, prefers the increasingly standard French term didascalie (derived from Greek), which has a more extensive range than the most common English term, "stage direction," in that it applies to all portions of a dramatic text not pronounced by the actors on the stage.