Definition of opening night in English:

opening night

Syllabification: o·pen·ing night


  • The first night of a theatrical play or other entertainment.
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    • In most cases, we would probably still be there in the theatre on an interminable opening night.
    • Days away from the opening night of the end of term musical, the leading lady is knocked unconscious.
    • Avery has a strong art background but also went to a school of performing and visual arts, which helps him incorporate the visual aesthetics of performance and entertainment into opening nights.

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