the final speech of an act, scene, or play.
a brief speech by an actor, producer, author, or the like, immediately following a performance, usually delivered in front of the closed curtains on the stage.
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a talk given in front of the curtain after a stage performance, often by the author or an actor
the final speech of an act or a play
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