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put acrossTo perform a theatrical production.
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assume the mantleTo take on a specific role or position, along with any associated responsibilites.
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bit partsmall acting role
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bit partsmall acting role
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bit partsmall acting role
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break a legA wish for a successful performance; primarily a valediction to an actor wishing him or her a successful theatrical stage performance.
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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.
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BroadwayThe theatres in the Broadway theatre district; especially those covered by contracts between the owners and theatrical unions.
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carve outTo create (a reputation, chance, role, rank, career, victory) by hard work, or as if by cutting.
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center fieldA central role in some activity that requires speed.
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creature featureA horror film in which one or more monsters plays a prominent role.
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fill somebody's shoesTo do somebody's job; to perform or assume somebody's role.
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fill someone's shoesTo do (somebody's) job; to perform or assume (somebody's) role.
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go along for the rideTo accompany someone passively, or to take a passive role in a project.
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horse operaA theatrical production, film, or program on radio or television depicting adventures of characters in the American Old West; a western.
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in the driver's seatHaving the most important role in a storyline or recognition. Of primary importance.
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level upTo progress to the next level of player character stats and abilities. Often used in role-playing games when the character has aquired enough experience points.
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life and soul of the partyA person who participates in entertainment events in a very enthusiastic manner and who has a leading role in inspiring others to join in the spirit of festivity.
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life of the partyA person who participates in entertainment events in a very enthusiastic manner and who has a leading role in inspiring others to join in the spirit of festivity.
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look the partTo appear suitable for a particular kind of work, position or role.
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make the world go roundto have a crucial role in keeping things working as they should
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out of characterNot in character; not successfully performing within the mindset of a given character in a theatrical performance. See also break character, drop character.
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play first fiddleTo play a leading role.
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play second fiddleTo play a subsidiary or subordinate role to someone or something else.
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second bananaA comedian who plays a secondary or supporting role, especially as straight man and traditionally in vaudeville or burlesque theatre.
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second fiddleA sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person.
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showstopperA performance or segment of a theatrical production that induces a positive reaction strong enough to pause the production.
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spear carrierOne who serves in a subordinate or menial role.
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spear carrierOne who plays a leading or substantial role as a supporter, proponent, etc. representing a group, cause, or point of view.
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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.
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straight manA member of a team of comic performers who plays a supporting role by helping to set up jokes and punch lines through engaging in preparatory dialog with the principal comedian; a foil who plays such a role in theatrical comedy.
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take the law into one's own handsTo punish someone according to one's own idea of justice and without consideration for the role of law enforcement authorities.
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thick of thingsA central or major role in a situation; a position in which one is surrounded by or very involved in complex, changing events.
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trailer trashDeleted from the movie trailer. Not included in theatrical run.
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walk all overTo dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.
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walk of lifeAn occupation, role, social class, or lifestyle.
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walk off withTo make the strongest favorable impression in a theatrical or similar performance, in comparison to other performers.
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washed upFinished; having no future in a particular role.
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