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first night

n.
1. The opening performance of a theatrical production.
2. The performance presented on such a night.

first night

n
(Theatre)
a. the first public performance of a play or other production
b. (as modifier): first-night nerves.

first′ night′


n.
1. the night on which a theatrical or other production is first performed in a place, esp. the night of the official opening.
2. the performance itself.
[1705–15]
Translations

first night

n (Theatre) → prima
References in classic literature ?
I have not the least doubt she will do wonders if she is only left to herself on the first night.
That was the first night of my new duties; and in the course of the next day I had got well into the run of them.
Last week, First Night Worcester issued an "urgent appeal'' to supporters and friends, saying it needs to raise $25,000 to fund its annual New Year's Eve celebration on Dec.
We are committed to going forward (with the event),'' said First Night Worcester executive director Howard McGinn on Monday.
NASD:NXTL) today announced it will be the "Official Wireless Communications Sponsor" of First Night Boston 2002.
McGinn said he was "surprised and saddened" with last week's announcement that First Night Boston is closing down.
Sponsors of First Night San Diego are the County of San Diego Health & Human Services Department, General Nutrition Centers (GNC), NBC 7/39, B 94.
Howard McGinn, who oversaw his first First Night Worcester as its executive director, said the exact number of total attendees has yet to be tallied, but while is not certain how many participated in the event, he is sure that they all had a good time.
Murray, former president of the board of First Night Worcester, then First Night revelers made their way in a procession with Mr.
31 as First Night Worcester 2013, a celebration of the arts and the community, gets under way at locations such as City Hall Plaza and Mechanics Hall and runs until midnight to welcome in the New Year.
Kressler - who had been First Night Worcester's very dedicated executive director for 14 years before deciding it was time for a change - McGinn is well aware of the challenges facing the organization.