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first night


Synonyms for opening night

the first performance (as of a theatrical production)

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She banned photographers at her "Wishful Drinking" opening night in October.
but opening night glitches and mind- boggling traffic snarls caused the delay.
She looked particularly lovely on opening night in New York City, however, and the photographers, waiting for a confrontation between the two women at the party afterward, had to be content with flashes of them smiling at each other.
I went to see it at a preview and again on opening night, both times sweating, clenching my muscles in an effort to make it work.
Rain has washed out the opening nights for both classes, which were scheduled to start last month.
Thirkettle has a history of disastrous opening nights, and he would like to get the season's start over with.
Gerlach freely admits opening nights are his favorite events, because of the complimentary food buffets typically offered.
Caruso sang his 17 opening nights during just 18 seasons, from his Met debut as the Duke in Verdi's ``Rigoletto'' in 1903 through 1920 with his portrayal of Eleazar in an opera he championed, ``La Juive'' by Halevy.
Domingo's 18th opening night comes as he begins his 31st season with the Met.
By the way, theater opening nights are no longer black-tie events.
Photo: (1) Actor Andy Garcia and his 14-year-old daughter, Dominique, attending the opening night of ``An Enemy of the People'' at the Music Center, stayed for the cast party.