I’m terrible for compulsively buying books; once a bookshop has lured me inside, there’s no way I’m leaving with my wallet intact. I foolishly strayed into the National Theatre’s new pop-up bookshop on the Southbank over lunch and this jumped into my shopping basket:
Reblogging in hope that more people get to see this post.
Thanks to latetothewrapparty’s recommendation, I have bought this book a short while ago, and must say that I’m surprised by how informative it was when it came to history and origin of immersive companies, and how competently it attempted to settle a debate of what makes a production actually immersive.
London these days is filled with productions that are given this label when they’re nothing more with mildly interactive, or use more then one medium, or, which is the most common occurrence, are set in an installation without conventional devision between stage and auditorium,
A space created by the formation of theatrical flats to create the appearance of walls.Authentic details including doors, dimensional molding and windows are often used to give the effect of an interior space.
The box set was introduced in 1832 in Madame Vestris’ London production of The Conquering Game by William Bayle Bernard and has grown into a classic style frequently seen onstage today.
The Public Theater’s production of David Byrne, Fatboy Slim and Alex Timbers’ smash hit musical, Here Lies Love, has announced a rush ticket policy. A limited number of $40 day-of-performance rush tickets will be available at The Public’s Taub Box Office (425 Lafayette Street, NYC) starting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 14 for that evening’s performance, and on all subsequent Tuesdays and Wednesdays for evening performances through May 14. Beginning May 19, the $40 rush seats are available at the Taub Box Office, starting at 6:00 p.m. on all Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for those evening performances. Tickets subject to availability, and the offer is good for two tickets per person, cash only. For more info and tickets to Here Lies Love, please visit http://www.herelieslove.com/.