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Stories related to ‘theatre’

Art Festival Brings Live Streaming, Social Media to NY Audience

Art Festival Brings Live Streaming, Social Media to NY Audience

The Long Island City theater festival WiredArts Fest is encouraging it's audience to remain connected virtually throughout their performances. Audience members are encouraged to tweet, share photos, and use their app, but even those at home can participate because the show is offering a live stream [Full Story…]

The Nutcracker Live in HD Coming to Theaters on December 13

The Nutcracker Live in HD Coming to Theaters on December 13

The New York City Ballet's "The Nutcracker" will be the latest troupe to launch a live HD cinemacast on December 13. So far, 530 venues have signed up for the broadcast which will be produced by the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The HD cinemacast trend has interested organizations such [Full Story…]

NYC Performing Arts Spaces Expands Site With New Features

NYC Performing Arts Spaces Expands Site With New Features

NYCPASpaces.org, the website/online database for NYC Performing Arts Spaces, has launched an expanded version of the site with new features. The site works as a free database for rental space available for music, dance and theater with 200,000 listings., letting users search the site by audition, [Full Story…]

The Met Launches New Season of “Live in HD” in Theaters Around the World

The Met Launches New Season of "Live in HD" in Theaters Around the World

The NY Metropolitan Opera will debut the sixth season of its "Live in HD" program today with a live broadcast of the opera "Anna Bolena," which will play on 1,600 movie screens in 54 countries. The Met will also follow up this matinee screening of "Anna Bolena"  with a repeat on Nov. 2. According [Full Story…]

Nerve Tank Performers to React to Tweets in Winter Garden

Nerve Tank Performers to React to Tweets in Winter Garden

On May 12th, collaborative NY theater company Nerve Tank will be teaming up with the World Financial Center's Winter Garden space and placing two performers in a plastic cube, who will react to tweets and text messages from the audience. The performers will be rotated through noon to 6pm until May [Full Story…]

Broadway’s Musicals Explore New Video Technology

Broadway's Musicals Explore New Video Technology

As the shows from the recent Broadway season have been exploring new ideas in performance and theatrics, they have also been investing in new multimedia and  video technology like never before.  According to an article in Reuters, musicals such as  "Sondheim on Sondheim" [Full Story…]

New Play Uses Video Projections as Actors

New Play Uses Video Projections as Actors

In a new play called "Ads," which is currently being being presented as part of the Coil Festival and Under The Radar Festival at Performance Space 122 in the East Village,  director Richard Maxwell has taken an unusual approach to the concept of live theatre.  Instead of live [Full Story…]

Bloomberg Outlines 2010 Tech Initiatives for NYC

Bloomberg Outlines 2010 Tech Initiatives for NYC

NYConvergence ORIGINALNYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a number of technology initiatives during his 2010 State of the City Address today, saying, “bringing City government into the 21st century also means maximizing the power of technology”.  Plans include: Expand NYC’s Business Express [Full Story…]

Deadline New York to Launch This Month

Deadline New York to Launch This Month

Deadline Hollywood, the movie industry news Web site led by Nikki Finke (who is considered one of the most powerful journalists in Hollywood), announced that it has hired Mike Flemming to be the editor of its new site Deadline New York.  Flemming is 20 year veteran writer with Variety who will [Full Story…]

Broadway Copes with Internet Rumor-Mongering

Broadway Copes with Internet Rumor-Mongering

As blogging, twittering and the Internet in general have become more ingrained in the world of Broadway and NYC theatre, it has also become a playground for rumors and gossip about the various musicals and plays gracing the "Great White Way."   One of the results of these [Full Story…]

Microphone Technology Advances on Broadway

Microphone Technology Advances on Broadway

As theatrical musicals and plays in New York are becoming more technologically advanced and playing to larger theaters, more shows are using miniature microphones and high-tech sound systems to project the performances of the actors, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.  The [Full Story…]

NYC Qualifies Two Production Facilities

NYC Qualifies Two Production Facilities

Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting Two local studios have recently been named qualified production facilities by the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre, and Broadcasting (MOFTB), Lightbox-NY, the first facility located in the Bronx, and NEP Studios, home to The Daily Show and The Colbert [Full Story…]