tryout

[ trahy-out ]
/ ˈtraɪˌaʊt /

noun

a trial or test to ascertain fitness for some purpose.
Theater. performances of a play in preparation for an official opening, often taking place away from a major theatrical center.

Origin of tryout

1900–05, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase try out
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