stage whisper


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stage whisper

a loud whisper from one actor to another onstage intended to be heard by the audience
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Obviously there's a problem with a stage whisper we don't catch or arms flaying about in a close-up, but the most significant thing is to believe in and commit to serving the story being told.
"Those two women over there," says Georgi Ivanov in a loud stage whisper as he leans across the table - "they're lesbians." He grins.
About 15 minutes into the performance, my patient partner leaned over and asked in his loudest stage whisper, "So who directed this?
(Stuxnet was the previous virus that hit Iran, targeting its nuclear program; Flame hit the petroleum industry.) Then the keynote speaker, clad in jeans and an untucked linen shirt, leaned forward and said in a stage whisper, "I'm really sorry." Waves of laughter and applause followed.
At one of his few get-togethers with the media he was overheard saying in a stage whisper to one of my colleagues "D'you think any of them have ever read a book?" in disdain at the other journalists present.
Air France Music on Tuesday said that it has partnered with Charlotte Gainsbourg and BETC Music2 competition to allow fans to listen to four new tracks by the artist two weeks ahead of the release of her new album, Stage Whisper, on 5 December 2011.
The seniors aren't invoking their stage whisper to ask, "What did she say?" to the person next to them.
Some years ago, I was standing somberly before the casket of a dead relative with my 10-year-old niece when she noted in a horrified but highly amusing stage whisper, "She looks like she's gonna jump out of her coffin and get me." For that lifelike depiction, I suppose we should credit the embalmer.
In a stage whisper audible to the entire courtroom, he said, "Son, I get the feeling you're peeing on my leg and telling me it's raining."
Only for Sanchez to let it be known in a stage whisper, in front of onlooking fans, that the reporters he had just spoken to needn't bother phoning him during that break.