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Dress rehearsal   /drɛs rɪhˈərsəl/   Listen
Dress rehearsal

A full uninterrupted rehearsal in costumes shortly before the first performance.

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"Dress rehearsal" Quotes from Famous Books

... went into the scenic lumber room and selected bits of woodland scenery, and with her own hands rearranged the set so as to make Siegfried's posture and surroundings more effective. When the final dress rehearsal of "Gtterdmmerung" was reached a number of the principal singers were still uncertain of their music. Miss Lehmann was letter perfect, as usual, but without a demur repeated the ensembles over and over again, singing always, as was her wont, with full voice and intense ...
— Chapters of Opera • Henry Edward Krehbiel

... The dress rehearsal was to take place one bright spring day at about four o'clock in the afternoon. A large number of guests was assembled at the house of Madame d'Avrigny. The performance had been much talked about beforehand in society. The beauty, the singing, and the histrionic ...
— Jacqueline, Complete • (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon

Words linked to "Dress rehearsal" :   dry run, rehearsal

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