curtain call

noun
1.
the appearance of the performers at the conclusion of a theatrical or other performance in response to the applause of the audience.
2.
each individual appearance of a performer at the end of a performance in response to prolonged applause.

Origin:
1880–85

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curtain call
 
n
the appearance of performers at the end of a theatrical performance to acknowledge applause

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Example sentences
In the final stage, the curtain call and encore occurs, and the actor gets that wish to relive childhood.
Not a moment too soon, the curtain call arrived, and the rest of this grand evening began to unfold.
Time for the curtain call on last act of security theater.
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