theatricalism


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the·at·ri·cal·ism

 (thē-ăt′rĭ-kə-lĭz′əm)
n.
Theatrical manner or style; showiness.

theatricalism

(θɪˈætrɪkəlˌɪzəm)
n
behaviour or action that is theatrical or showy

theatricalism

a tendency to actions marked by exaggerations in speech or behavior. Also called theatricism.
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theatricalism

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Showy mannerisms and behavior:
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Her dances oppose the rejection of all artifice (associated with the Judson Church aesthetic) with a theatricalism that nonetheless retains high-art bona fides poised on the border between dance and gallery-worthy visual art.
Empowering them to become leaders in the arts by developing their creativity, theatricalism, self-esteem, respect, mind and body, and their role as artists.
In this regard, Bloom seems to qualify Hamlet's playful carefree attitude in both his books, observing that there is a "savage triumphalism" (53) in Hamlet's nature; and in support of his view that "there are no traces of Oedipus in Hamlet," he notes that the Hamlet Complex should be spoken of as "a murderous theatricalism.