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Theatrical UsePlay
Onstage specifically refers to being in view of the audience during a live performance, like a play or concert. SlideThe dancers remained perfectly still, positioned onstage as the curtains rose.
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Use 'onstage' to describe actions that are meant to be seen by spectators, not what happens behind the scenes. SlideAs the music started, the magician stepped onstage, ready for his act.
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Live PerformancesPlay
'Onstage' often implies that the event is happening in real-time, without edits or do-overs. SlideThe actor's emotion was palpable as he delivered the monologue onstage.