Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The People Formerly Known as the Audience

Jay Rosen over at "Press Think" provides a provocative (although it should be obvious) observation on changes in the modern world entitled "The People Formerly Known as the Audience." My question: how does this connect to the theatre? Are we a bastion of one-way communication, where people go to get away from the modern world? Or will we consider these trends and see how they fit into our art form? (My guess: most will continue business as usual (because that's what theatre people do); a few will try to figure out how to make this work for them -- time will tell who chose correctly.)

1 comment:

Art said...

Hi Scott,

I wanted to Direct you to the following site for the Capital Fringe Festival in DC: You can listen to a podcast snippet of most of the shows:

Think Again: Funding and Budgets in the Arts

Every once in a while, I think I'll post a link or two to posts written earlier in the life of Theatre Ideas that seem worth revisiting ...