But the histrionics in that caucus are simply a prelude to an ultimate cave.
The histrionics continued as he got out of the car, went into makeup and sat down to talk to Ted Koppel.
No one was surprised when McMahon had his head shaved, and no one enjoyed the histrionics any less for knowing it was inevitable.
"theatrical" (figuratively, "hypocritical"), 1640s, from Latin histrionicus "pertaining to an actor," from histrio (genitive histrionis) "actor," said to be of Etruscan origin. The literal sense in English is from 1759.