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 for backstage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  backstage \back"stage\ n. (theater)
     the area on the stage out of sight of the audience.
  
     Syn: wing, wings, offstage.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  backstage \backs"tage\ adj.
     concealed from the public; in private.
  
     Syn: behind the scenes. [WordNet 1.5] Backstairs

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  backstage
      adv 1: out of view of the public; behind the scenes; "Working
             backstage to gain political support for his proposal";
             "many private deals were made backstage at the
             convention"
      2: in or to a backstage area of a theater; "costumes were
         changed backstage"
      adj 1: concealed from public view or attention; "offstage
             political meetings" [syn: offstage, backstage]
      n 1: a stage area out of sight of the audience [syn: wing,
           offstage, backstage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "backstage":
     DR, L, R, acting area, apron, apron stage, band shell, bandstand,
     before an audience, before the footlights, behind the scenes,
     board, bridge, coulisse, dock, down left, down right, downstage,
     dressing room, flies, fly floor, fly gallery, forestage, greenroom,
     grid, gridiron, in the limelight, lightboard, off stage,
     on the stage, onstage, orchestra, orchestra pit, performing area,
     pit, proscenium, proscenium stage, shell, stage, stage left,
     stage right, switchboard, the boards, up left, upright, upstage,
     wings
  
  

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