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Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the terms Stage Left, Stage Right, House Left and House Right.

On Stage Left, Stage Right, House Left, House Right’s official page, we’ve stated that Stage Left and Stage right are based on the actor’s view of the audience, and House Right and House left are based on the audience’s view of the actors.

But now we want to know what Stage Left, Stage Right, House Left, House Right means to you. You can use the comments section to

– suggest additional definitions

– tell us your favorite Stage Left, Stage Right, House Left, House Right stories (Have you ever mixed them up? Are those terms confusing to you?)

– link to other sites or videos that seem Stage Left, Stage Right, House Left, House Right-appropriate

If you’d like to make a Stage Left, Stage Right, House Left, House Right video of your own, 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!

Cheers,

Mark Blankenship, Theatre Dictionary editor