curtain call

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre
curtain callˈcurtain call noun [countable] APTthe time at the end of a performance when the actors come to the front of the stage to receive applause
Examples from the Corpus
curtain callMargot Fonteyn drew 48 curtain calls when she made her New York debut.Curtain call followed curtain call, to the surprise of some of the dancers.That would seem to wrap it up, with nothing left but a final curtain call.In fact fans rose to their feet for his curtain call.For the time being she was excused from her prop-room duties and she needn't wait for the curtain call.