French translation of 'offstage'
1. (in theatre) en coulisse or en coulisses
someone off-stage has to shout: “My God!” quelqu’un en coulisse doit crier : « Mon Dieu ! »
2. (= in real life) à la ville
Off-stage they are close friends. À la ville, ce sont des amis proches.
on and off stage à la scène comme à la ville
1. (in theatre) [action, voice] en coulisse or en coulisses
2. [life] hors de la scène
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His unearthly voice came from offstage, bringing news from somewhere it seemed only he could help us imagine.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
The real focus of activity is what happens offstage.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
And the ragged offstage chorus needed work.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
For much of the Mariinsky's rehearsals a significant part of the drama is happening offstage.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The vast orchestration includes an offstage brass band.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
His erratic offstage behaviour, meanwhile, was proving as influential on the rock generation as his music.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There is a lot of noise offstage, thumping and hammering.Infinite in All Directions (1989)
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Translation of offstage from the Collins English to French Dictionary