reenactment


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re·en·act

also re-en·act (rē′ĕn-ăkt′, -ə-năkt′)
tr.v. re·en·act·ed, re·en·act·ing, re·en·acts also re-en·act·ed or re-en·act·ing or re-en·acts
1. To enact again: reenact a law.
2.
a. To perform again: reenacted the dancer's movements.
b. To act out or re-create dramatically (a historical event, for example): reenact a famous trial.

re′en·act′ment n.
re′en·ac′tor n.
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Noun1.reenactment - performing a role in an event that occurred at an earlier time; "the reenactment of the battle of Princeton"
acting, performing, playacting, playing - the performance of a part or role in a drama
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The reenactment took place on the College Green, delighting visitors with an array of sounds, smells and sights from a bygone era.
The day will culminate with a reenactment of British magistrates "Walking the Gauntlet'' after the 4,622 militiamen from 37 towns successfully closed the old courthouse.
Reducing reenactment to iconography turns reenactors into icons themselves, and essentially robs them of attempts to either illustrate other valued aspects of a historical party's image or the ability to address the complexities of the age in which he or she first appeared.
The tears of shell-shocked children attest to the fact that the violent deeds of the past remain visceral, immediate and reprehensible even when "acted," and that Indonesia's bloody history is present both in the reenactment and in the living men carrying it out.
Mr Joll revealed that the reenactment would include a large model of the U-559 rising from the floor at Earls Court.
The battle will be staged at this summer's 150th anniversary Gettysburg National Civil War battle reenactment that stretches over four days from July 4 - 7.
July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The commemorative reenactment of The First Battle of Manassas/Bull Run will proceed as scheduled on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2011 at Pageland Farm in Gainesville, VA.
The reenactment of the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri took place on Tuesday at the Captieux military base near the French city of Bordeaux by the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), the leftist daily AS SAFIR reported Wednesday.
The reenactment of the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri is scheduled to start late in September at Captieux military base near the French city of Bordeaux by the UN-appointed Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), the leftist daily AS SAFIR reported Saturday.
The National Trust owned site near Eglwysbach played host to English Civil War reenactment society the Sealed Knot, which put a dramatic reprise of a mid-17th century battle between the Roundheads - supporters of Oliver Cromwell's Parliamentarians - and the Cavaliers, followers of the deposed King Charles I.
In perhaps the most innovative reconciliation activity, the group presented a reenactment of the lynching in the woods near the Moore's Ford Bridge at an event attended by Jesse Jackson and other national civil rights leaders.
He was one of the very active members of the Hamilton Branch, taking part in educational programs at local elementary schools and participating in a tremendous number of reenactment events in Ontario as well as south of the border.