What does backstage mean?

Definitions for backstage
ˈbækˈsteɪdʒback·stage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wing, offstage, backstageadjective

    a stage area out of sight of the audience

  2. offstage, backstageadverb

    concealed from public view or attention

    "offstage political meetings"

  3. backstageadverb

    out of view of the public; behind the scenes

    "Working backstage to gain political support for his proposal"; "many private deals were made backstage at the convention"

  4. backstageadverb

    in or to a backstage area of a theater

    "costumes were changed backstage"

Wiktionary

  1. backstagenoun

    The area behind a stage, especially that of the dressing rooms.

  2. backstageadverb

    Towards the area behind the stage.

  3. backstageadverb

    Out of view of the public.

  4. backstageadjective

    Relating to, or situated in the area behind a stage.

  5. backstageadjective

    Secret, concealed from the public.

Freebase

  1. Backstage

    Backstage is an entertainment-industry brand aimed at people working in film and the performing arts, with a special focus on casting, job opportunities, and career advice. Backstage publishes a weekly tabloid-sized trade magazine in the U.S. and a bimonthly digest sized resource directory that cover the entertainment industry from the perspective of performers, the performance unions, casting directors, agents, writers, directors, and, in particular, actors. Backstage also publishes related newsletters, produces industry trade shows, and hosts various panels and screenings, along with running multiple websites, including Backstage.com, Call Sheet Online, Blog Stage, Espresso, Backstage Unscripted, The Backstage 411 Casting FAQ, The Backstage Message Boards, and the weekly Backstage Digital Edition magazine. Backstage Books is an imprint of Watson-Guptill.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backstage in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backstage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of backstage in a Sentence

  1. Richard Gere:

    Actually, it was my agent who was pushing for it much more than I was, i was a little resistant because I was n’t that taken with the stage production. But my agent just really kept pushing. I had just done a very intense movie, Unfaithful, and I thought : ‘ At the very least I ’m going to have fun doing this.' OH, BABY, Harvey Weinstein was still the co-chairman of Miramax Films when Chicago was being made. And the now disgraced movie mogul was adamant at the time that Britney Spears should be given a role in the movie. According to The New York Times, Harvey Weinstein sent three Miramax execs to pitch the idea to Britney Spears backstage at a concert in Canada. But director Rob Marshall and other producers were.

  2. Calum Hood:

    No one ever wants to see your best friend in the state I saw Mike backstage, he's a trooper and is OK.

  3. Graham Nash:

    Thousands and thousands of people. Rain. Mud. Candles. People. Murmuring. Sound. It was unbelievable, the size of something like Woodstock - things get very hazy. They get very hazy if you're straight. They get incredibly hazy if you were high. And that's what we were so I have very few memories of interaction backstage.

  4. Kelly Ripa:

    Working with your friends is a great privilege. It is a joy, and I have to say that it is a rare thing to work with a guy who is so authentic and fun and joyful and humble and generous and kind to everyone, what you see of Ryan Seacrest on the air is the person Ryan Seacrest is backstage, which is a unique thing.

  5. Bill Cosby:

    She meets me backstage. I give her Quaaludes. We then have sex.

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