I’ve been at the Hilton, sitting in on a variety of plenary and breakout groups, and struggling with how to make the conference relevant to readers who are interested in theatre but who are not theatre professionals. The question that kept coming up for me was, “Why should you care?”
CRITIC AT LARGE
Ian Campbell, like King Louis XV of France, seems to see no possibility of a successful successor. How did that work out, Louie?
You can tell when some activity is a sport. It doesn’t need a judge. Who wins, wins. So half the stuff we see in the Olympics is not really a sport, its a show. A circus, a ballet, a Vegas production number, the Ice Follies… So what’s all this about gold medals?