stageworthy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From stage +‎ -worthy.

AdjectiveEdit

stageworthy (comparative stageworthier or more stageworthy, superlative stageworthiest or most stageworthy)

  1. (theater) Worthy, fit, or deserving of stage presentation; stageable.
    • 1969, Igor Stravinsky, Robert Craft, Retrospectives and conclusions:
      In spite of his parsonical black, and that other well-known clerical disguise, a bad case of Pulpit's Disease, the "king of tears" cuts a more dashing figure than the Rake, and the role is by a long shot the stageworthiest in the opera.
    • 1982, John Davidson, Cort Casady, The Singing Entertainer:
      By this we mean each song first must be stageworthy and then must add to the picture of yourself which you are trying to paint for your audience.
Last modified on 19 August 2013, at 19:29