stage manager

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stage manager someone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stage manager (Theat) One in control of the stage during the production of a play. He directs the stage hands, property man, etc., has charge of all details behind the curtain, except the acting, and has a general oversight of the actors. Sometimes he is also the stage director.
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Usage

In literature:

I'm a great stage-manager as well as a great poet.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
The stage manager, arriving just then, was less tractable, and Morgan feared his vehemence would excite the others.
"Cleo The Magnificent" by Louis Zangwill
A stage manager has to take my stuff all hot even if he thinks some of it is cold.
"Blue-grass and Broadway" by Maria Thompson Daviess
It's all stage-managed like a ballet.
"L'Aiglon" by Edmond Rostand
I have rarely seen a production better stage-managed.
"A Critic in Pall Mall" by Oscar Wilde
A good deal of strength, intelligence, and skillful management of horses was required of a Broadway stage-driver.
"Whitman" by John Burroughs
But there is another side to the stage-manager's employment.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 9" by Robert Louis Stevenson
My stage-manager is a brother of James Wallack, well bred, and pleasant to deal with, and also very kind and courteous to me.
"Records of Later Life" by Frances Ann Kemble
Some point in stage-management seemed to be under discussion, and to threaten a dissolution of partnership.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
My manager insists on my assuming this august manner on the stage.
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
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In poetry:

I answered Her: The choice is mine — ah, no!
We all were made or marred long, long ago.
The parts are written; hear the super wail:
"Who is stage-managing this cosmic show?"
"Quatrains" by Robert W Service

In news:

A married Lincoln Center stage manager busted for making a spy video of an actress changing had wanted to go out with her even though he had been rebuffed, law-enforcement sources said.
As a 'stage manager' of medical theater, he's scary good.
Joe Torre began managing almost three decades ago and at this stage of his career he can enjoy the success of his coaching protégés like Willie Randolph of the Mets and Joe Girardi of Florida.
"We are in the very early stages of our vision plan and code audit project," said Nate Geinzer, management assistant, city of Farmington Hills.
Dan Gingold, stage manager of "Carson's Cellar ", and Dick Cavett describe Johnny Carson's tough and somewhat awkward beginnings as a TV personality on the show "Carson's Cellar ".
Draper , Inc has named a new Rental and Staging products manager.
It was not immediately clear how or when they managed to stage the getaway from the high-security Roumieh prison.
Stage 4 breast cancer patients seek to manage terminal condition.
The last time the Olympics went to London, despite being bomb-battered and broke, the city managed to stage an impressive event that paved the way for future Games.
Stage Manager Margie Eglsaer tells us more.
NWS hopeful that the Orwell Dam will reach a manageable stage by the spring melt.
The final stage in reorganizing your digital life is learning how to manage email.
Broadway Stage Manager Charged With 'Peeping'.
This forum will focus on the ideas, opportunities, techniques, and processes to help companies manage strategic innovation planning at this critical stage.
EFI (Booth 2000) will be showcasing Fiery Color Profiler Suite (CPS) 3.1, a complete color management solution for creating ICC profiles and performing color quality assurance in every stage of graphic arts workflows.
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In science:

The second drawback is that prior to progression to each new stage, the waterfall model does not include a gate process—a management decision as to whether to continue development based upon the potential for profitable implementation. The K|V model will include gates after each stage as you will see.
A Software Development Methodology for Research and Prototyping in Financial Markets
Each layer has a fine transverse segmentation, again with individual cell read-out, which requires concentrating the data at an early stage in order to keep connectivity issues manageable and reduce dead areas occupied by external electronics components.
CALICE Report to the DESY Physics Research Committee
Then we will describe several examples of small” technologically advance d VO resources built in CDS and VO-Paris and will show that many standards are hidden from managers’ eyes at the initial stage of the project development.
Lessons learnt in building VO resources: binding together several VO standards into an operational service
Thus, in these expansion stages we can adapt the previous (quantum field in curved spacetime) efforts invested in managing Eq. (10) into our case of Eq. (18).
A Rigorous Proof of the Inflationary Spectrum
Perhaps this observation is not of much comfort at the present stage, inasmuch as it only tells us that the theory contains one, rather than two, entities that we have not yet managed to compute.
Random solids and random solidification: What can be learned by exploring systems obeying permanent random constraints?
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