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|Noun||1.||public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"|
show - a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"
routine, number, act, bit, turn - a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
benefit - a performance to raise money for a charitable cause
concert - a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging
pianism - performance by or technique of a pianist; "a program of pianism"
play reading - performance of a play by a group of readers
premiere - the first public performance of a play or movie
recital - performance of music or dance especially by soloists
rendering, rendition - a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.; "they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert"
song and dance - theatrical performance combining singing and dancing
spectacular - a lavishly produced performance; "they put on a Christmas spectacular"
world premiere - (music) the first public performance (as of a dramatic or musical work) anywhere in the world