Some shows you may want to see (or avoid). 1. "Theatre artist lets audience give him electric shock!" <http://news.newkerala.com/world-news/?action=fullnews&id=71139> "In a unique one-man play in Brazil the performer gets an electric shock every time someone in the audience makes a noise, which could be anything like laughter, booing, applause or even coughing" 2. "Fringe play has nothing to offer" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200308/s917764.htm> "Theatre-goers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival have a chance to sit back, relax and watch the play that offers absolutely nothing - no actors, no props, no sound and no plot" 3. "Theater for one" [expirted link] <http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/41516.htm> "For $20, she tells a five-minute story to a ticket holder who sits blind- folded in a throne-like rocking chair with hands restrained" 4. "Balloon orchestra caresses Birmingham with sleep music" <http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1216531,00.html> "[S]pecially composed music played from a flight of hot air balloons drifting over the dozing city... This year's festival includes The Courtesan Tales [see previous story], where audience members will be strapped into a rocking chair and blindfolded, while a performer sits on their laps and whispers stories; and The Judas Cradle, based on 'a torture device developed in the Middle Ages'" 5. "New play invites audience to share giant bed" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1270832.html> "They are selected at random and have to wear blindfolds for the whole hour-long performance. The actors then perform different 'experiences' on the volunteers" 6. "Now, Maradona enters the theatre!" <http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1148045,00110002.htm> "Argentine soccer icon Diego Maradona's roller coaster life has been transformed into a theatre play" 7. "No 'Springer' fever" <http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,99012,00.html> "'Jerry Springer, the Opera' - critically acclaimed and much-hyped during its run at London's non-profit National Theatre - isn't faring nearly as well in the commercial West End" 8. "Artist to screen video in Antarctica" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1276993.html> "An Argentine artist is to screen a spectacular month-long video installation - on Antarctic glaciers"
Monday, February 21, 2005
Posted by Bruno at 10:22am