Neither was what was commonly called the stage door; they were a sort of special and private stage doors used by very special performers, and in this case by the star actor and actress in the Shakespearean performance of the day.
Not, however, with equal speed; but the man who walked fast was the man from the other end of the tunnel, so they both arrived before the secret stage door almost at the same instant.
Prince Maiyo is a man, not an overgrown boy to go through life shooting birds, playing games which belong properly to your schooldays, and hanging round the stage doors
of half the theatres in London.
Well, when the place couldn't hold no more people the duke he give a fellow a quarter and told him to tend door for him a minute, and then he started around for the stage door
, I after him; but the minute we turned the corner and was in the dark he says:
The speaker was gone; but there was a stage door
that stood open, with people passing in and out, and no one on guard.
"The theatre of war," he answered - "and here we are at the stage door
The stage doors
, I shall argue, have a significance in this play greater than their essential function of enabling characters to enter and exit.
With stage doors
open, one can see right through the stage area into the Greek theatre beyond.
Yes, the English accents being wielded by the players may thicken or thin out for no apparent reason, the closing of stage doors
will never sound quite right, and the slightest impact with any section of the set will make entire walls shudder as if they were made of sculpted Jello.
IT'S a busy week at the Olympia Theatre with a clatter of bands falling through the stage doors
In a recent article in Theatre Notebook, Mariko Ichikawa makes a valuable contribution to an understanding of how the resources of the early-modern English stage might have been deployed and managed in performance, and in particular how the two stage doors
were used to stand for fictional doors to houses and rooms.
How were the stage doors
usually handled in most scenes that do not involve any such action?