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Posted by on Aug 29, 2022 in Las Vegas, Music and Concert Reviews, Rants and Raves | 0 comments

My Thoughts on Standing Ovations and Encores



How and when did standing ovations get to be compulsory?

It used to be when an audience stood up and applauded right after a show, that was a rare display of mass appreciation reserved for only the most extraordinary performances. A standing ovation was the audience’s reaction to a moment of true greatness.

Now, it’s become a participation trophy. Standing ovations are meaningless.

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