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... Tony Kushner’s Angels in America: Theatricalism and other Isms in Theatre Arnold defines the concept of theatricalism as a “nonrealistic [playwriting] and employs vivid imagery and heightened language” (G-5). In here, there are three major elements characterized in theatricalism. First, theatricalism is a style of theatrical production in which the drama uses, or is embedded in, clear images. In all theatrical production (i.e., on-stage), of course, imagery is commonplace. The visual and auditory images, among other imagery, are imperative in the production of plays. In theatricalism, though, images are more vivid; in terms of visual component, for instance, they are more colorful. Second,...