Valuing Live Theatre In A Digital World

The art of theatre seems stubbornly rooted in the pre-digital age. But maybe that’s not a bad thing. “Plenty of academics … have argued that the communal experience of live performance will only get more attractive as technologized art grows in influence. Surely people will need and crave external escape from the isolating forces of a digital age that traps them for more and more hours in front of a two-dimensional screen.”

Source: Chicago Tribune - 02/01/04