Definition of theatricalization in English:


(also theatricalisation)


  • See theatrical

    • ‘One result of this theatricalization was a complex eroticism produced out of ‘a voyeuristic bond between mannequin and spectator’.’
    • ‘How, then, are we to understand Diderot's theatricalization of Plato's moralizing allegory?’
    • ‘The British war effort was insistently accompanied by the public theatricalization of military might.’
    • ‘The method of installation art, his use of everyday objects in conjunction with his photographs, his careful use of light and shadow all speak of a theatricalization of memory and self.’
    • ‘Hoyt pictures immigrants sympathetically, narrating stories of individuals detained, reunited, and deported, and importantly, her presentation depends upon theatricalization.’