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Synonyms for theatrical

Synonyms for theatrical

suggesting drama or a stage performance, as in emotionality or suspense

overemotional exaggerated behavior calculated for effect

Synonyms for theatrical

suited to or characteristic of the stage or theater


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The acts of defamiliarisation with which Lidia relates to the external world--the hand tearing off flakes of painting, the eyes fixating a broken clock, time in standstill; past in the present, an ironic look directed towards a world that still perceives of itself as an agent--are all such theatricalised expressions of the wandering body.
Arrested for murder and terrorism, he faces the death penalty, which is theatricalised in scenes where other prisoners are hanged; so the two stays of execution for Mantolo, the final one with only ten minutes to spare, provide a more dramatic approach than the protest theatre of the 1980s.
Its theatricalised style echoed Luhrmann's own concept of Red Curtain cinema.
There was a time when British rock over compensated magnificently for its distance from rock's African-American sources, ``British bands fused, twisted, theatricalised and tampered with the American music they loved.