Staged was created to serve as a testament to societies obsession with relevancy, and how it not only motivates behavior but also shapes realities. The series exhibits the duality of being an social media influencer, while on the journey to self-love and truth. The characters need for social assurance is core to the insecurity and hypocrisy shaping their decisions as they deal with the everyday struggles and situations that occur on the fringes of being social-media stars.