Meaning of “stage” - Learner’s Dictionary

stage

verb uk us /steɪdʒ/
stage a demonstration/protest, etc

to organize and take part in a public meeting to complain about something

stage a concert/show, etc

to organize and produce a performance of music or a play, etc:

They staged a free concert in Central Park.

(Definition of “stage verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)