curtain time

noun

: time for a performance to begin
Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Examples of curtain time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At curtain time, laser light danced through the air and a four-on-the-floor beat and electro melody began ringing out through the venue. Billboard Japan, Billboard, 22 June 2023 Fantastically weird What often happens at restaurants next to theaters or performing arts spaces is an emptying out once curtain time comes. Laurie Ochoa, Los Angeles Times, 27 May 2023 Doors and concessions open one hour before curtain time. Eric E. Harrison, Arkansas Online, 30 Apr. 2023 But as curtain time drew near, Mickey found a sense of peace. The Indianapolis Star, 9 Mar. 2023 Closer to curtain time, the rest of the cast assembles around her in chairs and dark outfits of their own in a tableau combining the aesthetics of the Apple Genius Bar and a Shaker museum. Vulture, 9 Mar. 2023 But come curtain time on Broadway, Bergeron was in the starting cast. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Feb. 2023

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“Curtain time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curtain%20time. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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