Lyn Gardner: “What is viewed by some as cultural vandalism is often a lifeline for playwrights, keeping plays that might otherwise slip into obscurity alive. Tastes and styles in theatre change. … Theatre has to move on, or it dies.”
Category Archives: AUDIENCE
The 18-49-year-old audience range is down 7 percent for broadcast TV stations, and Netflix has poached everyone from Ryan Murphy to Shonda Rhimes, but some estimates say ad spending may actually increase this year. Wait, what?
Fox announced it was cancelling Brooklyn Nine Nine on Thursday, and Twitter freaked out. On Friday, NBC announced it had picked up the comedy for a sixth season.
As 200 million people watched, Israel’s Netta Barzilai overwhelmed the “carnival of camp” competition – “Denmark featured singing Vikings, Ukraine’s contestant rose from a coffin to play on an enormous flame-wreathed piano, and an Estonian opera singer performed in a gown 26 feet in diameter” – with a song that she said was inspired by […]
Andrew Mellor writes about the commentary he did for the live video stream of this year’s Malko Competition for Young Conductors. “Much like a pundit pitting the poor defensive track record of West Ham against the unstoppable firepower of Manchester City, I tried to ascertain what dangers the prescribed works would pose for each contestant, […]
Universal FanCon — the pop culture convention that crashed and burned late last month — was supposed to build on this momentum, bringing together legions of geeks who had always been relegated to the lonely margins of geekdom. Which helps explain why people were so outraged and heartbroken by its abrupt collapse.
“Targeted at readers 12 to 18 years old, [the genre] sprang into being near the end of the turbulent decade of the 1960s – in 1967, to be specific, a year that saw the publication of two seminal novels for young readers: S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders and Robert Lipsyte’s The Contender. … Before these […]
Since then the school’s results have improved, its drop-out rates have fallen to less than 1% and the atmosphere in the wider neighbourhood has been “transformed”, according to Joachim Barloschky, a local official who oversaw a programme of renovation …
The Palais de Tokyo, a contemporary art museum, hosted the group on Saturday. “It is the first time a gallery in the French capital has held such a naturist event. The tour was attended by some 160 unclothed people, with the event sold out in under two…
Apparently, some patrons like alcohol more than others? “English National Opera is banning musical theatre audiences from bringing food and drink into the London Coliseum because patrons have been ‘picnicking’ and ‘replacing water with gin and vodka.’ The ban, which also applies to rock and pop concert audiences, is not imposed on opera, dance, cinema […]