stage manager


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stage manager

a person who supervises the stage arrangements of a theatrical production
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The Stage Manager introduces the town cemetery, where the dead sit waiting, visible to the audience yet imperceptible to the living characters who move among the graves.
You would usually work in a small team, made up of assistant and deputy stage managers and typical duties might include: organising rehearsal, giving cues for performers to appear on stage, keeping the 'prompt copy' of the script, which has details on performers' positions, script changes, proper, lighting and sound, working with other departments to organise wardrobe, set design, scene changes and sound and light, liaising with theatre managers and other members of staff, cueing the technical crew for sound and lighting and managing set dressing, prop organisation and budget.
Particularly important is her emphasis that every document created by the stage manager is a building block in the complete record of the production.
The "metatheatrical" style adopted by Wilder means that the Stage Manager is completely aware of his relationship with the audience, leaving him free to break the "fourth wall" and address them directly.
It seems a long way from her first career as a stage manager for leading theatre companies.
The setup was pretty uneventful until Bob Dylan's stage manager called me over and asked me to follow him to a backstage area that was off limits to local crew.
"Some books say a stage manager is the 'organizer and coordinator of theater productions' but for me, a stage manager is the ultimate problem-solver in any given production, under all circumstances.
Jules is a writer and director who has worked for Fox, while John is a TV producer and stage manager. ( ANI )
Elisabeth Sladen also met her other half at the theatre when she was an assistant stage manager in the 1960s.
It is noted that stage manager and actress will be among the 12 guests.
SENSATIONAL news that the stage manager from The X Factor will be directing the TV coverage of the royal wedding.
In fact, he has to make sure he keeps in with his stage manager when performing King Lear.