THESEUS: Say what abridgment have you for this evening,
What masque, what music? How shall we beguile
The lazy time if not with some delight?
PHILOSTRATE: [giving Theseus a paper] There is a brief how many sports are ripe.
Make choice of which your Highness will see first.

– William Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 5, Scene 1. Theseus asks royal party planner Philostrate what he has lined up for their evening entertainent. The Master of Revels hands the Duke a list of all that is available.