world premiere

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Definition of world premiere

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

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Charles Melton and Camila Mendes The Riverdale stars were totally adorable at the world premiere of Charles's movie, The Sun Is Also a Star, in May 2019. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, "17 Times Couples Weren't Afraid to Show PDA on the Red Carpet," 19 July 2019 While the rest of us still have to wait 10 days, the cast of The Lion King gathered July 9 for the world premiere of Disney’s highly anticipated remake. Ew Staff, EW.com, "The Lion King roars into Hollywood: See all the stars at the world premiere," 10 July 2019 The new version had its world premiere Tuesday and inspired a Destiny's Child reunion on the red carpet. Joey Guerra, Houston Chronicle, "Listen to 'Spirit' by Beyoncé from 'The Lion King'," 10 July 2019 Jimmy Kimmel and wife Molly McNearney brought their young children to the world premiere of Toy Story 4 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night, where the lucky kids got to see Woody, Buzz and the rest of the gang in their newest adventure. Helen Murphy, PEOPLE.com, "So Sweet! Jimmy Kimmel Brings His Family, Including Son Billy, 2, to Toy Story 4 Premiere," 12 June 2019 Many of those featured in the documentary -- and more -- turned out for the world premiere at the Paramount Theater in Los Angeles. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "Clarence Avant Documentary 'The Black Godfather' Draws Star-Studded Audience to LA Premiere," 4 June 2019 Thomas is involved too, of course, and her Ripple Effects will get its world premiere on Friday at 6 PM. Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader, "Music / Post No Bills Rockeller Chapel presses its majestic carillon into service for a two-day festival of new music," 24 May 2018 The group’s fall concert Sept. 26-28 features a world premiere inspired by soul singer James Brown from up-and-coming L.A. choreographer Micaela Taylor. Los Angeles Times, "12 dance performances to see in L.A. this fall," 12 Sep. 2019 Rapid Lemon Productions closes its season of belief with a world premiere about a terminally ill woman, her robotic counterpart and the decision that ignites a war between the two people closest to her. Mary Carole Mccauley, baltimoresun.com, "Top Baltimore arts events for fall 2019," 29 Aug. 2019

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1910, in the meaning defined above

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