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a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)

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TICKETS for four performances of British sitcom Fawlty Towers, which are being staged this weekend, have sold out, with some tickets remaining for Friday's matinee performance.
Morning, matinee, twilight and evening performances.
He said: "We are very much in favour of matinee meetings.
Zentric's global financing and procurement management are expected to increase the value of Zentric's group of companies as they will benefit from the strong project financing and technology leadership of Matinee Energy.
A midweek matinee has also been added to the run alongside the Saturday matinee.
Professor of English and prolific poet Rob Griffith makes his debut with his own anthology of poetry in "A Matinee in Plato's Cave", a set of poems focusing on the human experience instead of the nature and environmental element so many poetry collections take on.
After the matinee performance an audience member from the Midwest noted that she had never seen or heard anything like this in her home state.
A half a century later Hollywood cashed in on the appetite for serials, and soon millions of Americans were pouring into the local Roxy every weekend to catch the Saturday matinee, mostly in hopes of finding out what had happened to Cowboy Rex or Captain X in the latest chapter of their favorite western or sci-fi serial.
An enthusiastically recommended and wonderfully entertaining read, "Captain Gravity And The Power Of The Vril" most closely resemblances one of those thrilling Saturday matinee movie serials of yesteryear with its cliff-hanging scenarios of seemingly inescapable dangers, clever plot twists, heroism and villainy
The luggage was found, the rain held off, and the Saturday matinee performance of work by VCU students and alumni (including 2006 graduates Leigh Brinson and Donna Vaughn, and alumni Christina Briggs, Patti Gilstrap, Jason Akira Somma, and Samantha Speis) was a hit.
For the first time, a matinee Saturday afternoon will accomodate some of the 2,500 to 3,000 worshippers who crowd the county park every Easter morning.
This special schools matinee will be on Wednesday September 14 at the Hippodrome at 2pm.
Both the matinee and evening performances of the show, starring Elaine C Smith, have been axed on Saturday, July 2.
The centre pulled the matinee performances of circus troupe Cirque Eloize after it failed to sell enough tickets.
WINNERS will be hard to find at today's first matinee meeting as 95 horses have been declared for the meeting at Folkestone.