I saw both the National Theatre’s War Horse (5 Tonys in 2011, including Best Play) and Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More last week. The two shows share a common thread in that they ask their audiences to become involved in an area of performance they may not have experienced to the same degree before. War Horse’s puppetry is of a scale that few American audiences will have seen, while Sleep No More immerses its audience from the word go. This is what real virtual reality feels like, people.
Subscribe to Blog via Email
Top Posts & Pages
- Writer Duet: A Great (Free!) Solution for Screenwriting on a Chromebook
- Malawi Needs Medicine Bottles
- How HuluPlus and SyFy Lost Helix a Viewer
- An Exercise in Editing, or, Why The Hunger Games Makes My Eyes Bleed
- Agent Carter & Aspirations of Craftiness
- THEATER/FILM DISCUSSION: "127 Hours" and "Hello Hi There" (Contains Spoilers)
- Review: FunkyFlick.com, A New Way To Find Movie Recommendations
- Akismet vs. Disqus - A Tale of Two Comment Management Systems
- Inspirational Poetry 101: Ithaca by Constantine Cavafy
- THEATER REVIEW: "Brilliant Traces" at the ArcLight Theater
You might enjoy some things I’ve written.Me too.
Winter Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory