in rehearsal

idiom

: in the act of preparing for a public performance by practicing
musicians in rehearsal
also : in the process of being rehearsed by the performers
a production of King Lear in rehearsal

Examples of in rehearsal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Quickly, the excited chatter died down as the group of actors, in rehearsal for their latest production, Spring Awakening, began to turn their attention to him, raising their own hands alongside a direct verbal response. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 May 2024 Edgar Degas is here, with his scenes of ballet dancers onstage and in rehearsal, their confection-like tutus and black-ribboned necks. Emily Labarge, New York Times, 26 Mar. 2024 Chase works as a keys technician in our program, and helps the other players in rehearsal and performances, troubleshooting issues and helping students with difficult parts. Heide Janssen, Orange County Register, 17 Mar. 2024 During one tender moment in the documentary, Bieber offers Laroi a few words of encouragement while in rehearsal. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 28 Feb. 2024 The message is that these kids must build their own world, and in rehearsal actors like Lakota-Lynch played it with a knee-shaking intensity. Melena Ryzik Adali Schell, New York Times, 22 Feb. 2024 Domingo and Hawkins discovered the moment in rehearsal. Helena Andrews-Dyer, Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2023 The style is still de rigueur for ballet and pointe dancers in rehearsal, where teachers need unobstructed views of the arms, neck, and shoulders. Brennan Kilbane, Allure, 5 Dec. 2023 How have your songs changed in rehearsal when played by the two of you? Kory Grow, Rolling Stone, 26 Sep. 2023

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“In rehearsal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20rehearsal. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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