first-night, as I have said, was a specially “go-as-you-please” occasion at the school.
The sudden relief, the feeling of irresponsibility, the first-night excitement.
Not long ago there was a discussion as to the "rights" of first-night audiences to "boo" a new play and the performers in it.
How did the first-night audience of public, and critics, receive the new play?
Instead of accepting the verdict, he trounced the first-night audience for giving it.
She saw Jarvis before the curtain making a first-night's speech.
Fancy the average New York first-night audience, stiff and unbending, sceptical and sardonic, welcoming this exhibition!
This is the right spirit, and we claim that our English first-night system has stirred it to a higher emulation.
According to my cousin, the first-night deadheads, as a body, are unpunctual and unappreciative.
He took her to the Josiah Bagbys' for dinner; to the first-night of a summer musical comedy.