In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(event/debut/circles) teatralhave you any theatrical experience? — ¿tiene experiencia teatral?
- One of the greatest theatrical comebacks ever is about to be staged in the East End.
- The basic conditions of theatrical performance force actors to use words and signs that the audience can understand.
- Much as I admire the new theatrical economy, I also feel a lot of American drama suffers from a telescoped urgency.
- I'm sure that he has appeared in many fine theatrical productions during his long career as actor.
- This was Siobhan's first major role in a theatrical production.
- Yes, Baltinglass Amateur Dramatics are back with a theatrical treat for us.
- In the 20 or 25 years of his theatrical career, Shakespeare produced 37 plays.
- It by no means has the same effect eighty years later but the entertaining allegory remains a stimulating theatrical event.
- Fair enough, he criticises the theatrical performance, the acting, the drama, the setting.
- Powell's dramatic presence is obvious and his theatrical contribution assisted greatly in telling the story.
- He pulled and pushed at the social and theatrical conventions of his day and constantly experimented with new dramatic form and technique.
- He has recently performed in successful theatrical productions of Beau Brummel and Sleuth in the West End.
- This is the theatrical equivalent of the whodunnit you buy at the airport as you go on holiday.
- His stepfather, Ludwig Geyer, was an actor who roped the whole family into theatrical productions.
- The company had an imaginative director and two budding theatrical costumiers who saved the day.
- To some, he is a theatrical god, to others, an egotistical showman.
- Mercer's dialogue required highly accomplished actors with years of theatrical experience.
- The appeal of The Producers as a musical was its wicked wish to mock the whole pantomime of theatrical production and all who play in it.
- The long silences really worked in a theatrical space.
- In a play packed with theatrical metaphors, he suggests even dictators are actors.
- Schlusser has chosen a deliberately anarchic style for the story, subverting theatrical convention for effect.
- In the end the play seems less a debate about modern art than a clever theatrical con trick in which we, like Adam, emerge decisively duped.
2(exaggerated)(gesture/manner/person) teatral(person/gesture/manner) histriónicodon't be so theatrical about it — no hagas tanto teatro
- Try the theatrical manner in which the player fell to the ground clutching his face after an elbow had brushed his cheek.
- Her interpretations are dramatic, even theatrical, but never ‘over the top’.
- He opted for a strong theatrical style, exaggerating every tone and gesture and playing with great energy and ebullience.
- Perhaps the music is theatrical and dramatic, and that is what it's all about.
- I wanted to have a show where I can dance and be more dramatic, theatrical.
- Illuminated by a giant spotlight, Leon made a theatrical entrance to dramatic music.
- He begins by telling me, in his theatrical manner, what attracted him to Sutton in the first place.
- ‘Behold the wrath of a woman wronged!’ he stated in a theatrical manner, arms extended in front of him and palms upturned and pointing towards me.
- It's an undeniably theatrical production, as flamboyant as a Broadway musical.
- Jackson shrugs his shoulders and waves his fingers in the air in a wild, gesticulating, heavily theatrical manner.
- Frequently theatrical and melodramatic, it captured the tensions of wartime Britain, thriving in enforced isolation.
- Audience members left in a manner more theatrical than anything they had been watching.
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