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[kawl-bawrd, -bohrd]
  1. a bulletin board, as in a theater, on which notices are posted announcing rehearsals, changes in the cast, etc.
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Origin of call-board

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for call-board

Historical Examples of call-board

  • Anything of interest to the company is posted on the call-board.

    The Art of Stage Dancing

    Ned Wayburn

  • In the professional theatre the call-board is usually placed near the stage door.

  • (G) All communications which refer to the company in general shall be posted upon the call-board.