The beginning of a stage performance: curtain time is at 8 p.m.
More example sentences
- Miraculously, the skies opened up on Saturday afternoon and golden rays of sunlight dried the stage by curtain time.
- On a treeless mountainside a half mile distant, forty or more elks were milling about like so many performers waiting for curtain time, and a few would-be stars were exercising their vocal chords now and again to stay warmed up.
- Now in Columbus, four hours before curtain time, as Stephen was finishing last-minute preparations, we were talking about the question that must plague all small-scale organizers: Does any of this matter?
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: cur·tain time
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.