Benefit Performance


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Benefit Performance

 

a performance, the proceeds of which completely or partially (in the case of a semibenefit) went for the benefit of one or several actors, the beneficiaries (after deductions for the expenses of the performance).

Benefit performances arose in France in 1735. They came into practice in Russia in 1783 (before 1809 they were also given for playwrights and composers). Benefit performances were abolished in the USSR by a resolution of the Fifth Ail-Union Congress of the Trade Union of Art Workers (1925).

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Accordingly, I upheld the complaints and recommended that the council take urgent action as already recommended by regulatory bodies to improve its housing benefit performance through training, improved systems and communication between staff.
ENCORE: Elizabeth Taylor arriving at Paramount Studios in Hollywood to give a benefit performance of AR Gurney's Love Letters for her Aids Foundation.
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HAVING just seen The Pitmen Painters play at the wonderful new Live Theatre in Newcastle at a special benefit performance on Sunday, I really must congratulate everyone involved.