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What do Audiences Do?

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When talking about the differences between theatre and film, or theatre and television, one of the things I like to emphasize is the audience’s role as co-collaborator in the work: without an audience, there can be no play. Aside from … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Theatre

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“Some of you are hoping tonight that the rarest of things will happen: that someone is actually going to tell the truth.That’s rare. That’s hen’s teeth. You should know better. And so should I. Because that’s what I’m looking for—every … Continue reading

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Truthiness: Dos and Don’ts in Reality-Based Theatre

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I’ve been thinking a lot lately (as have a lot of people) about the relationship between the theatre and the truth. Partly in view of the upcoming Glasswater project, and partly from the fallout from Mike Daisey’s genre transgressions with The … Continue reading

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