The BroadwayHD musical Kinky Boots stars Matt Henry (centre) as Lola. BroadwayHD is one of several companies reshaping the theatre experience through technology. Photo: AP

From Cats to Kinky Boots, how tech is taking theatre and putting it in hands and homes

  • Companies such as Fathom Events, Audible and BroadwayHD are using the latest tech to bring theatre to all, at a fraction of the price of a Broadway ticket
  • They’re also changing what theatre success means: Audible’s version of Boys and Girls sold the equivalent of 26 sold-out weeks at Broadway’s Booth Theatre
Topic |   Technology

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The BroadwayHD musical Kinky Boots stars Matt Henry (centre) as Lola. BroadwayHD is one of several companies reshaping the theatre experience through technology. Photo: AP
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Ex-One Direction member Liam Payne said on the Table Manners podcast that staying with the British boy band ‘would have killed him’. Photo: Alamy

‘It would have killed me’: One Direction’s Liam Payne on what it would have been like staying with the British boy band

  • Payne said during the Table Manners podcast that the group was ‘overworked’ and that the pressure affected his mental health
  • Zayn Malik left the band in March 2015, soon before the four remaining members announced the ‘break’ that turned into an indefinite hiatus
Topic |   Music

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Ex-One Direction member Liam Payne said on the Table Manners podcast that staying with the British boy band ‘would have killed him’. Photo: Alamy
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