The Public Theatre’s What Do We Need To Talk About? is a new play written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson that was live-streamed on Zoom. Photo: Youtube/The Public Theatre The Public Theatre’s What Do We Need To Talk About? is a new play written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson that was live-streamed on Zoom. Photo: Youtube/The Public Theatre
The Public Theatre’s What Do We Need To Talk About? is a new play written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson that was live-streamed on Zoom. Photo: Youtube/The Public Theatre

Digital theatre is keeping audiences happy amid Covid-19 crisis, but does it pose a threat to live performance?

  • Critics of digital downloads and screenings are worried that it’ll replace actual theatergoing and become people’s only experience of live theatre today
  • Post-coronavirus people may not go to the theatre at all, particularly at a time of rising costs, when they can stay home and download broadcasts

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The Public Theatre’s What Do We Need To Talk About? is a new play written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson that was live-streamed on Zoom. Photo: Youtube/The Public Theatre The Public Theatre’s What Do We Need To Talk About? is a new play written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson that was live-streamed on Zoom. Photo: Youtube/The Public Theatre
The Public Theatre’s What Do We Need To Talk About? is a new play written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson that was live-streamed on Zoom. Photo: Youtube/The Public Theatre
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