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offstage

adverb
     
Related topics: Theatre
off‧stage
1APT just behind or to the side of a stage in a theatre, where the people watching a play cannot see [≠ onstage]:
There was a loud crash offstage.
2APT when an actor is not acting:
Offstage, Peter seemed a shy sort of person.
offstage adjective:
offstage noises

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