curtain raiser meaning
- Noun: curtain raiser
- Any preliminary activity
- A short play presented before the main play
Derived forms: curtain raisers
Encyclopedia: Curtain raiser
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- the curtain raisers
- The curtain raiser is a classic declaration of intent from Nichols.
- It served as a curtain raiser for " Brundib�r ".
- Desprez had written several curtain raisers for the Savoy during the 1880s.
- It was the curtain raiser for the election tragedy of August 1854.