Termed by some critics as “the world’s most interactive play”, Sleep No More is an Off-Broadway immersive experience of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Created by British company Punchdrunk, … 1,443 more words
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Folks like Click-Clack make me happy, because they prove that mainstream validation is not needed to make quality product that means something. If you keep making that heat, at some point the public will be forced to pay attention, and if you’re lucky, you’ll be around and young enough to reap those benefits. 111 more words
standing near the dark lounge’s entrance, all reds and blacks and shadows, and the maitre d’ weaves through to me—he glides on measured steps tuxedoed slick haired blonde like wheat stalks and clean straight-razor shaven with a shot of absinthe punch in each hand looking like glow sticks and I wonder split-second recollectively if that’s what was in them, broken necked carnation boutonnière the only imperfection in his delivery and it’s the anomaly I singular notice as he hands me a vial and says a few graceful words of anachronistic flattery and suggestive sly insinuative charm like he’d just as soon undress me as shake my hand and I’m not sure what my mouth does but his smiles as if to cover for his eyes and our glasses tap and raise and then my mouth says “to…” after about a two-and-a-half-second pause which I hope he knows I noticed too and he says the same “to…” like he got me and looks me deep in the eye and I surrender my discomfort, just give it up, catching up with the moment and thinking as my sight turns inward and glass turns upward all I ever want is a little peace, like this, and then some more, and I’m not even asking so it can’t be too much and I don’t care if that wasn’t my toast it’s my wish and those are meant for silent inwards and upwards and the wormwood glow stick substance pours downward and I hope nicely naïve that I’ll lose my mind like they used to in Paris cafés and in the losing I’ll find it like I like to imagine they did, romanticized and at ease and none of it will seem so strange while I’ll be stranger than ever and call it all self-determination
Ever since I entered the semi-professional art world (e.g. internships and undergrad) and graduated to the professional art world (a full time job, etc.) I have heard the phrases “you have to see it in person” and “it doesn’t photograph well” over and over and over. 2,736 more words
During my recent trip to NYC, there was one other theatre experience that had been a must for a long time and that was another Punchdrunk adventure! 1,016 more words
Guest blogger Kirk Shimano explores the connection between video games and theater from all sides of the equation.
For the last year, I’ve been telling anyone I meet “We’re going to be adapting the video game… 1,450 more words