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theatricality

thee a truh ka luh tee

  • n  an artificial and mannered quality

  • Lalibert changed all that, building a new, animal-free circus prototype that emphasized heart-tingling theatricality, New Age sensibilities and jaw-dropping athleticism.
  • Benedict does not have the effortless theatricality and charisma of the young John Paul.
  • While nature was a selling point in Uemura cosmetics (deep sea water is a common ingredient), he also knew that women loved theatricality too.
News & Articles

  • Three Kinds of Exile
    With great psychological insight and arresting theatricality, John Guare presents three artists, all of whom forged complicated lives in the West, having struggled and suffered amid the cultural and political turmoil of Eastern Europe in the mid-20th Century.
    June 11, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • Dan Glickman in Bloomberg
    Jack was a showman, a gentleman, an orator and a passionate champion of this country,Glickman said in an e-mailed statement. "He also embodied the theatricality of our industry with his conviction, quick wit and boundless energy."
  • Atom Egoyan in Montreal Gazette
    The whole thing is left pretty ambiguous, but there's this thing about high school drama. There's a definite relationship between adolescents and theatricality,Egoyan says. "Our son is 14 now ...... and it seems the whole idea of (remote)...
  • Bill Condon in Detroit Free Press
    Bill Condon says, "I wanted to maintain the theatricality, because it is, basically, a backstage musical."

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