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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Closed set

I was talking with someone the other day about odd things I’ve seen audiences do when entering a theatre space.

Several years ago we had a show where the audience had to walk across the stage to get to their seats. The set had a few props preset including a table with food, which the audience proceeded to eat when they entered the space.  Now, not all the audience members ate the food, but a few tried before they were asked to take their seats and to leave the food alone.

Maybe we just had ravenous audience members. 

God help us if we ever have a toilet on stage.


1 comment:

  1. LOL! A few years ago I went to a show at Perishable where there actually *was* a toilet onstage, no kidding. (They made a special point of reminding the audience of the location of the bathrooms during the pre-show announcement.)