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druh ma tiks

  • n  participation in theatrical productions as an extracurricular activity
  • n  the art of writing and producing plays

  • It's probably unfair to compare the subtleties of Chekhov with the high-strung dramatics of Arthur Miller, but at least Simon McBurney, director of the gripping new revival of All .
  • Prince Charles' deadpan double act with the frog betrays the relish for thespian activities that enticed him to star in amateur dramatics as an undergraduate at Cambridge University.
  • When a knee injury and a car accident aborted his athletic career, he drifted into college dramatics, then dropped out of school in 1955 to take a crack at the New York theater.
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  • Marcus Gronholm in Reuters UK
    There are no dramatics involved as I just want to give younger drivers a chance to reach their dreams -- like I have done,Gronholm said.
  • Joe Torre in SI.com
    I don't know. I really don't. He'll tell us. I don't know if he knows for sure. If he does, he's keeping it a secret,Torre said. "I think Roger likes the dramatics, so wherever he shows up there will be all the bells and whistles, whether...
  • David Stern in USA Today
    We've been testing it and retesting it,Stern said. "And I think that some of the dramatics around it were a little overstated in terms of the downside and not enough recognition of the upside."

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