Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term exeunt.

On exeunt’s official page, we define the term as a stage direction indicating that several actors should leave the stage at once. But now we want to know what the term exeunt means to you. You can use the comments section to tell us.

— As a performer, have you ever encountered the term exeunt? Did you need to ask what it meant, or did you figure it out from the context (or because you were lucky enough to study Latin)?

— What other Latin stage directions have you seen in playscripts?

If you’d like to make a video of your own about the term exeunt, then we’d love to hear from you! Just email us through our contact page. Tell us about yourself and why you want to make a video. We’ll be in touch ASAP and give you details on how to add your video to the Theatre Dictionary!


Mark Blankenship, Theatre Dictionary editor