Definition of curtain-up in English:
The beginning of a stage performance: curtain-up is at 8 p.m.
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- The panto will be staged at Castlecomer Community Centre, with curtain-up nightly at 8 p.m. There will be matinee performances on both Sunday afternoons, for the children.
- At curtain-up, a chorus of Beefeaters and RAF chicks welcomes the royal family onto the stage, with each Windsor dressed in suitable garb.
- I can personally attest to the similarities between the atmospheres backstage before curtain-up and that of a restaurant in the buildup to a dinner service.
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