What does the word stage mean?

Usage examples for stage

  1. But I tell you what I believe you can do, and do it down to the ground- write for the stage. – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  2. Nights at the Play: A View of the English Stage. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen