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Definition of the noun curtain call

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noun

  1. an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of curtain call: bow
    • more generic word: thanks = an acknowledgment of appreciation

Alternative definition of the noun curtain call

noun

  1. The moment at the end of a performance when actors come back on the stage and thank the audience for applauding them for their performance.

Films

  1. "Curtain Call" is a 1998 romantic comedy directed by Peter Yates, photographed by Sven Nykvist and edited by Hughes Winborne. It stars James Spader, Polly Walker, Michael Caine and Maggie Smith. The film was later re-released under the title It All Came True. It was to be Peter Yates' last film made for cinema, although in most markets it went directly to TV or home video.
  2. "Curtain Call" is a 2000 American short documentary film directed by Charles Braverman. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.
  3. "Curtain Call" is a film, directed by Justin Olstein & Eleanor Sharpe, based on a story by Justin Olstein.
    • country: Australia
    • language: English Language
    • producer: Nickolas Bird
    • executive producer: Mark Bird
    • genres: Documentary film, Biographical film
    • released in
  4. "Curtain Call" is a 1940 comedy, directed by Frank Woodruff and starring Alan Mowbray and Donald MacBride.

Music

  1. "Curtain Call" is the 2004 live album box set by Marillion.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  2. "Curtain Call" is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley, released posthumously on the Japanese Blue Note label in 1984. It was recorded on August 18, 1957 and features Mobley, Kenny Dorham, Jimmy Rowser, Sonny Clark and Art Taylor.
    • genre: Jazz
    • released in (32 years ago)
  3. "Curtain Call" is a single by English singer-songwriter Aiden Grimshaw. The song was written by Grimshaw, Jarrad Rogers and Steve Rushton. It was released on 13 August 2012 via RCA Records. It was released as the second single from Grimshaw's debut album Misty Eye. The song features vocals from Labrinth's sister ShezAr.
  4. "Curtain Call" is a song by the American hip-hop act Nina Sky. It was released as second single from their unreleased third studio album Starting Today on August 12, 2008. It features hip-hop singer Rick Ross. It reached number 86 on Billboard 200. It was a hit, but the music video for the song was never released.
  5. "Curtain call" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  6. "Curtain Call" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  7. "Curtain Call" is a musical album of Midaircondo.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  8. "Curtain Call" is a musical single of Simian Ghost.
    • released on
  9. "Curtain Call" is a musical album of Jaco Pastorius.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  10. "Curtain Call" is a musical single of Steed Lord.
    • released in
  11. "Curtain Call" is a composition.

Place

Curtain Call is a Venue, Building in Stamford.

Miscellanea

  1. Curtain Call is a TV program, begun on (63 years ago).
  2. Curtain Call is a weekly US television anthology series that aired on NBC-TV in 1952 as the summer replacement for The RCA Victor Show. Fourteen 30 minute episodes were telecast live from Hollywood. Its stories were based upon the works of writers like John Steinbeck, Henry James, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and John Cheever, among others.
  3. Curtain Call is a 1961 Australian variety show, which won the 1961 Logie Award Best Variety Show.
    • begun in (55 years ago)
    • country: Australia
    • genre: Variety show
    • award:
      • Logie Award for Best Variety Show nomination for Digby Wolfe
      • Logie Award for Best Variety Show, received by Digby Wolfe
  4. Curtain Call is an Australian variety series which aired in Sydney on ATN-7 during 1960, which featured comedy and music. It was followed-up in 1961 with the popular Revue '61.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Curtain call

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Google previewAcademic Dictionary of Film, Television and Theatre

Curtain call : At the end of a performance, the acknowledgement of applause by actors - the bows. Curtain line : 1. The final line of a scene or act which gives the cue for the curtain to come down. In a tradition dating from Elizabethan times it is ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

curtain curtain call the appearance of one or more performers on stage after a ...

Google previewDictionary of Artists' Models (2013)

by Jill Berk Jiminez

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, Yvette Guilbert (Taking a Curtain Call), 1894, oil on photographic enlargements of a lithograph, Musee Toulouse-Lautrec (Albi) Granie, Joseph, Yvette Guilbert, ...

Google previewBlumenfeld's Dictionary of Acting and Show Business (2009)

by Robert Blumenfeld

curtain call The summoning of actors to give an acknowledgement at the end of the performance of the audience's appreciative applause, and the acknowledgement itself. Many curtain calls are staged, or choreographed, particularly in the ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

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Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

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Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition) (2011)

by Paul Dickson

curtain call The practice of a player coming out of the dugout to...

The first curtain call may have occurred on May 28, 1956, when Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Dale Long hit a home run off Brooklyn ...

Google previewThe New Dickson Baseball Dictionary (1999)

A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations by Paul Dickson

curtain call The practice of a player coming out of the dugout to acknowledge the fans. The call usually starts in the form of a chant of the players name ("Rusty-Rusty-Rusty" or "Ed-die-Ed-die-Eddie") to honor the ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

curtain call n. the appearance of one or more performers on stage after a performance to acknowledge the audience's applause. curtain- raiser n. an event happening just before a longer or more important one. curtsy ( also ...

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

curtain call n an audience's demand for performers to appear in front of the curtain after it has fallen, to receive further applause. curtain-raiser n1a short play, etc. before the main performance. 2 any introductory ...

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Hurried and worried until we're buried, and there's no curtain call, Lifes a very funny proposition after all. (George M. Cohan)
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