Can theatre reach the masses digitally while maintaining its integrity? Or is scaling it to screen setting everyone up to fail?
"I've been to premieres of movies, I've been to premieres of TV shows, there's nothing like sitting in the audience of opening night on Broadway. You just feel the energy in the room and you get it back from that cast."
Though Abrams COO Robert Attermann and I are separated by screens and the nearly 2,800 miles between New York and Los Angeles his energy change when discussing live theatre is palpable. But that's the magic that the stage can bring as anyone who has been lucky enough to attend a Broadway performance can tell you. There's something intoxicating and magnetic about a live show, but what about ...
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