conduct suggesting theatrical actions or mannerisms, especially of an extravagant or exhibitionist sort.

1850–55; theatrical + -ism

semitheatricalism, noun Unabridged
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As his own choreographer, he weaves dance into action with subtlety and flaring theatricalism.
No outbursts of spite or false theatricalism impede the smooth rush of its narrative.
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