What does backstage mean?

Definitions for backstageˈbækˈsteɪdʒ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word backstage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wing, offstage, backstage(adj)

    a stage area out of sight of the audience

  2. offstage, backstage(adverb)

    concealed from public view or attention

    "offstage political meetings"

  3. backstage(adverb)

    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. backstage(adverb)

    in or to a backstage area of a theater

    "costumes were changed backstage"


  1. backstage(Noun)

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

  2. backstage(Adverb)

    Towards the area behind the stage.

  3. backstage(Adverb)

    Out of view of the public.

  4. backstage(Adjective)

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

  5. backstage(Adjective)

    Secret, concealed from the public.


  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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    I saw him backstage and he was putting it on with a trowel.

  2. Bill Cosby:

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

  3. Bill Cosby:

    I meet Ms. Picking in Las Vegas. She meets me backstage. I give her Quaaludes. We then have sex.

  4. 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.

  5. Bill Cosby:

    She meets me backstage, i give her Quaaludes. We then have sex. ... I think she may very well have been very happy to be around the show business surroundings.

Images & Illustrations of backstage

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