Meaning of presentationalism

pres•en•ta•tion•al•ism

Pronunciation: (prez"un-tā'shu-nl-iz"um, prē"zen-), [key]
— n. Theat.
  1. a style of production in which the audience is addressed directly with songs, skits, exposition, etc., and no attempt is made at realism.
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