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.
It is made clear that the stage manager needs to be heavily invested in the success of the production and not biased toward any individual or area.
As a stage manager I cared for actors but I wanted to WORK with women who I felt really required some encouragement.
Stage managers are the individuals who "run" a play or musical, almost never seen by audiences (unless you catch one pushing out a set piece on to the stage at some point during a show), one hand holding a timer and the other holding a copy of the prompt book, a copy of the script that contains all the stage directions: actors' and set pieces' blocking, their entrances and exits, all lighting and sound cues, etc.
I worked with a stage manager who was rude to everyone.
In fact, he has to make sure he keeps in with his stage manager when performing King Lear.
It shows her time with her son, who was, like, her stage manager and was in the box that she changed in, and so he was like her stage manager from the age of seven.
Deputy stage manager Sally North, 63, from Broxburn, West Lothian, only learned the contents of her bag had been stolen when the hapless thief sent a text from the stolen phone to her colleague.
But no stage manager in his right mind would try to stop him, as such a n a c t i o n w o u l d probably have led to a riot at the sold-out Pogues gig in Dublin's Olympia Theatre.
I've never seen that before," said Moskal, the production crew stage manager, as she maneuvered around them.
Company stage manager Meryl Couper said: "We're looking for a dog that won't be put off by the buzz of the theatre surroundings and the audience.