world premiere


Definition of world premiere

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

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The film recently had its world premiere at the event. Ale Russian,, "Alex Wolff Was 'Triggered' While Filming Movie About Cancer After Helping His Dad Survive It," 11 Sep. 2019 Inspired by Tom Junod’s 1998 Esquire profile of Rogers, the film has its world premiere on Saturday night at the Toronto International Film Festival. Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times, "Why ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ is not a Mister Rogers biopic," 7 Sep. 2019 The film will have its world premiere during this week’s Toronto International Film Festival. Ben Flanagan |, al, "Watch trailer for ‘Just Mercy’ starring Michael B. Jordan, about wrongful conviction in Alabama," 4 Sep. 2019 The film will be released on Netflix will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival before receiving a theatrical and streaming release this fall. Nick Romano,, "Meryl Streep rings the alarm on financial scammers in Netflix's The Laundromat trailer," 28 Aug. 2019 This world premiere imagines what later happened to the misfit toys rescued by Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Hannah Herrera Greenspan,, "Pride Films and Plays announces full 2019-20 season," 27 Aug. 2019 Presented by the Albany Symphony, the five-day festival will feature 55 new or recent works from 38 composers reshaping the musical landscape, including 27 world premieres. Paul Jebara, Condé Nast Traveler, "Where to Celebrate Pride in New York State," 7 June 2019 The Tribeca Film Festival, which runs from April 24 to May 5 in New York, features world premieres sprawling across subjects and moods. Ellen Gamerman, WSJ, "Five Movies Bound to Make Noise at the Tribeca Film Festival," 17 Apr. 2019 Miguel Nuñez will direct this world premiere and feature composition and arrangements by Emiliano Valdez and Daniel Valdez. Hannah Herrera Greenspan,, "16th Street Theater announces 2019-20 season," 15 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of world premiere

1910, in the meaning defined above

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