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precurtain (not comparable)
- Before the curtain rises at the start of a play.
2007 July 21, Campbell Robertson, “Well West of Broadway, the Stage Is Their World”, in New York Times:
- The cast gathered on the back porch for Ms. Barre’s precurtain notes: Think about your first line.
- Before the curtain falls at the end of a play.