Turn Off the Dumb

I learned, via rehearsals this past week, that some theatre people are starting to treat mentions of the Broadway disaster Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark the same way as we treat MacBeth: don’t say it or you’ll curse your show! My friend B. Michael Peterson (yes, a pretentious first initial-er like me) wrote about this […]

No time to say goodbye – Hello! – I’m late, I’m late, I’m late!

I scanned a couple of articles about late seating and the theatre this morning. One is “The Importance of Not Being Late to the Theatre,” by Guardian writer Sans Taste, and the other is “The Sin of Lateness” over at The Playgoer blog. Both focus on how unfun theatre is just because one is expected […]