world premiere


Definition of world premiere

: the first regular performance (as of a theatrical production) anywhere in the world

Examples of world premiere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The world premiere of a documentary on Pope Francis was supposed to have been a bright spot for a papacy locked down by a pandemic and besieged by a corruption scandal, recalling Francis' glory days traveling the world to bless the oppressed. Nicole Winfield, Anchorage Daily News, "Fiasco intensifies over pope’s quote endorsing same-sex civil unions," 23 Oct. 2020 Zabala’s agent is the one who pounded the pavement during the pandemic, arranging for Austin Opera, Berkshire Opera Festival, Minnesota Opera, Opera Colorado, and San Diego Opera to share the digital world premiere Oct. 26. Zachary Lewis, cleveland, "Cleveland composer beats pandemic odds with timely opera on Susan B. Anthony," 20 Oct. 2020 In October, playwright Jeremy O. Harris presented a virtual production of Arbery’s play, which reunited the original cast from the 2019 world premiere at Playwrights Horizons. Los Angeles Times, "No matter who wins the election, artists will be called upon to repair a broken nation," 30 Oct. 2020 Cinestate chief Dallas Sonnier and about two-dozen others flew overseas for the movie’s world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, which took place in-person, somehow, earlier this month. Dan Singer, Dallas News, "Movie about a school shooting, filmed in Red Oak, hits the Venice Film Festival," 19 Sep. 2020 The singer let her latest song -- released just days ago on Oct. 13 -- do all the talking for her during the tune's world premiere performance. Anna Chan, Billboard, "Here Are All the Political Moments At the 2020 Billboard Music Awards," 14 Oct. 2020 New works on view, including the world premiere of artist's portrait series. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, "Things to do in Cincinnati this week: Oct. 12-18," 11 Oct. 2020 The five group members will sit for a Q&A with fans via, followed by the world premiere of footage from a 2002 Projekt Revolution Tour concert in Las Vegas. cleveland, "Austin City Limits Music Festival programming tops this week’s virtual concert offerings," 7 Oct. 2020 Blindspot Collective is prepping for the world premiere of an unusual live interactive audio play inspired by youth activism that will be presented in multiple locations around San Diego County beginning Oct. 17. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Reporter’s Notebook: Local theaters planning a mix of filmed and live shows this month," 5 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of world premiere

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“World premiere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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