They had just seen your matinee and were busily dissecting the performances.
I remember going back to see her, after a matinee at the Young Vic of Anna Christie.
But a dashing, magnetic fifty-eight-year-old matinee idol with three ex-wives notched on his bedpost?
"afternoon performance," 1848, from French matinée (musicale), from matinée "morning" (with a sense here of "daytime"), from matin "morning," from Old French matines (see matins). Originally as a French word in English; it lost its foreignness by late 19c.