Translation of theatrical in Spanish:

theatrical

Pronunciation: /θiˈætrɪkəl/

adj

  • 1.1 [debut/event/circles] teatral have you any theatrical experience? ¿ha hecho teatro antes?, ¿tiene experiencia teatral?
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    • To some, he is a theatrical god, to others, an egotistical showman.
    • He has recently performed in successful theatrical productions of Beau Brummel and Sleuth in the West End.
    • Fair enough, he criticises the theatrical performance, the acting, the drama, the setting.
    1.2 (exaggerated) [manner/gesture/person] teatral, histriónico don't be so theatrical about it no hagas tanto teatro
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    • 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.
    • Her interpretations are dramatic, even theatrical, but never ‘over the top’.

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