The play gave me a chance to take the stage.
She first took the stage at the age of 16.
But that does not mean James has to take center stage every moment.
Soon enough, they found that the house had taken center stage in their lives.
Every person who wanted to take the stage could do so, this way, living his part.
For the most part the art takes center stage, but the house itself sometimes becomes the focus of attention.
But in two of this week's better efforts, men take center stage.
First one took the stage, as it were, and then the other.
By last year, the question of the North's nuclear weapons project had taken center stage.
The entire Hall held its breath as he took center stage.