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The Show Must Go On

Posted By Evangeline Edwards On April 30, 2017 @ 8:56 pm In Folk Beliefs,Folk speech,Proverbs | Comments Disabled

Saying: “The show must go on”

Meaning: Regardless of what happens on or off stage, the show must continue.

Analysis: This saying in showbiz is a testament to the commitment it takes to put on a full performance. It also says a lot about the performer’s commitment to the audience. No matter what may befall the performers, within reason, the people who came to watch must be honored.

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