cattle call


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cattle call

n. Informal
An audition in which a large number of often inexperienced actors or performers try out.

cat′tle call`



n. Slang.
a theatrical audition at which many performers are seen only briefly, often in groups.
[1950–55]
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At first, I thought, just another talent cattle call, but during the first audition, I was like.
So when Jack Effel, the tournament director for the World Series of Poker, threw out a random cattle call via social media last week for fresh ideas for the 2015 WSOP slate, a wide swath of opinions was a certainty.
I can't see drive or determination in a two-hour cattle call.
The cattle call of lawyers representing lenders burned by former bank executive Dennis Smiley Jr.
Flying Southwest, I was early in the cattle call and got to choose my seat as I was boarding.
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Then there's stuff with titles such as The Yellow Rose Of Texas, High Noon, Oklahoma Hills, Old Faithful, Cattle Call and The Ballad Of Davy Crockett.
But any dignity the label gained from movies such as Animal House and European Vacation has now been stripped away by the latest release Cattle Call.
RICHARD Thomas, composer of the controversial Jerry Springer: The Opera that caused protests outside the Theatre Royal in 2006, returns to Newcastle tonight with a collaboration with equally provocative choreographer Javier De Frutos and their show Cattle Call.
He revived in 1955 Tex Owen's Cattle Call, with its prominent use of a chorus anticipating the slick Nashville Sound, Music City's response to rock and roll.
The next time you fly Southwest Airlines, kiss the cattle call goodbye, but get ready to take a number.
The scene depicting this is quite chilling, in that it resembles a cattle call, where the women are herded into a room and seated on one side, and the men who are potential guarantors sit on the other, and when the women's names are called out, claim them, or not.