curtain call

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an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience


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As a two-year-old Curtain Call (pictured with Jamie Spencer)
Curtain Call finished fifth in the Classic, two and a half lengths behind Alessandro Volta, who was demoted from third to fourth for hampering Tartan Bearer, who was promoted to third.
The short length of time it took the appeals panel to reach its decision did not bode well for the Curtain Call team, and so it proved.
Grand Prix de Paris Coral: 7-2 Doctor Fremantle, Prospect Wells, 4 Alessandro Volta, 5 Curtain Call, 11-2 Montmartre, 9 Cima De Triomphe, 16 Magadan, 18 Bashkirov, 28 Centennial, 33 Americain, 66 William Hogarth, 150 Sindajan
Dettori had ridden Curtain Call in a gallop before his run at the Curragh and was in action again on the Luca Cumanitrained three-year-old yesterday morning, when he came from off the pace to finish full of running in his spin with three older horses on the Limekilns.
At curtain call, the audience stands up and amps the evening with applause.
The stewards gave him the benefit of the doubt because they were not satisfied that by causing interference he had improved his placing in regard to Curtain Call, who finished fifth.
1 -- 2 -- color) Above, the cast of Desert Opera Theatre's production of ``Fame - The Musical'' poses for a curtain call at a dress rehearsal.
CONNECTIONS of Curtain Call, who finished fifth in the Irish Derby on Sunday, will lodge an appeal with the Turf Club today against the decision of the Curragh stewards not to promote their horse to fourth place.
The Bruins defense deserved a curtain call after San Diego State was held to just 10 points.
When he took a grinningly bashful solo curtain call, the audience cheered to the proverbial echo.
The incident which sparked the discussion happened a furlong from the finish when favourite Tartan Bearer and Curtain Call were impeded by the sideways path taken by Alessandro Volta, despite Johnny Murtagh's best efforts to correct the Ballydoyle colt.
1 -- color) Hoping they will get a curtain call, children in a Palmdale Playhouse theater camp production, ``The Ugly Duckling,'' rehearse how they will line up for one.
Frozen Fire may indeed have not been suited by Epsom, but it is fair to say that, on this occasion, the wide acres of the Curragh, which we laud as a great and fair track, didn't exactly suit Curtain Call or Tartan Bearer either.
The sellout crowd coaxed him out for a curtain call.