Jerry Seinfeld’s new book says: “Is this something…..at all funny and worth pursuing. Something that will work onstage?” The questions could apply to theatre criticism as well.
COVID is still with us, this is only our first pandemic of the 21st century. Our children and grandchildren will be viewing the performing arts through a COVID lens.
The fear of public speaking is the most common phobia ahead of death, spiders, or heights.
Artists construct their own unreal worlds: strange, gorgeous, eccentric, sometimes overwhelming illusions.
Acting is an art form: telling someone else’s story as if it were your own. It takes lots of practice and dedication, just like writing a book, playing the piano,
A city is under strict orders: bars and restaurants closed, public gatherings prohibited, and the theaters are locked up.
The first actors were likely storytellers gathered around a campfire, recounting tales of the hunt, or the battle with the neighbors, or a comedy making fun of the tribal leader
Much has been discussed on two fronts recently: tiny homes and a new performing arts center for Steamboat Springs.
It’s a cliche for a performing artist to refer to their theatre as “my church” or to their production as “ a religious experience”