theatricalize

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

theatrical +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

theatricalize (third-person singular simple present theatricalizes, present participle theatricalizing, simple past and past participle theatricalized)

  1. (transitive) To render suitable for the theatre.
    • 2016, Hans-Thies Lehmann, Tragedy and Dramatic Theatre, →ISBN, page 151:
      Theater does not expect us to simply stop theatricalizing; it knows that we can theatricalize its conditions as we can theatricalize any others.