the final curtain


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the final curtain

the end of something, usually something that has lasted for a long time As the final curtain fell on the longest match in tennis history, Agassi emerged victorious.
See another nail in the coffin, the final straw, have the final word
See also: curtain, final
References in classic literature ?
By the time the final curtain fell and he passed out into the open air he had perceived some of the difficulties of the case.
Comedy parts were well delivered - this was maintained through the show to a rousing long ovation from the audience at the final curtain.
THE final curtain is nearly down for the Gleeson family in their hit production of The Walworth Farce.
THE final curtain fell on Poirot's last case last night, and fans must begin to mourn for their favourite Belgian detective.
Backed up by a wonderful orchestra, the entire experience had the whole audience on their feet cheering long after the final curtain.
London, Nov 22( ANI ): Ace driver Michael Schumacher has believed he would enjoy bringing the final curtain down on his Formula One career.
Foursight Theatre's Bette & Joan: The Final Curtain takes us back to the golden age of movies.
IT'S the final curtain as Birmingham Rep closes its doors for a change of scenery.
This is the final curtain call and I'll see you in July," said Jackson, wearing sunglasses and a black jacket with silver sequins as hundreds of fans, some holding placards saying "Michael We Love You," screamed with delight.
That concession was due to expire in 2009, when imperial measures faced the final curtain - banished from packaging and market stalls.
He described an emotional moment following the final curtain of the last show in Japan.
A fitting end for a man who gave us all the example of how to face the final curtain.
The five ship's council members, aided by an incredible sentient computer, must race against their own weaknesses, hostilities, and the ongoing press of time before the final curtain falls on humanity.
So until the final curtain falls, let's seize the moment to reaffirm, loudly and without reservation, that to he gay is to be normal--whether you're a governor or a gardener, a public figure or a very private one.
Kent Nagano, music director of the Los Angeles Opera, is stepping down from the podium at the final curtain of the 2005-06 season.