opening night


: the evening when something (such as a play or concert) is performed in front of an audience for the first time
I have tickets for opening night.

Examples of opening night in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In an evening that featured performances from Busta Rhymes, The Roots, Ari Lennox, Raphael Saadiq, and T-Pain, among others, Cash Money’s closing set was an exclamation point to the opening night of the 2024 ESSENCE Festival of Culture. Okla Jones, Essence, 6 July 2024 The coliseum will also host the opening night of the MLB Draft presented by Nike on Sunday, July 14. Jaida Joyner, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 5 July 2024 Olivia celebrated the opening night on Aug. 28 by posting a first look at the red farmhouse building, which seats 165 people in the restaurant and on the back patio. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 1 July 2024 Taylor Swift had a brush with royalty on the opening night of her Eras Tour stop in London. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, 22 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for opening night 

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“Opening night.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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