Streaming Theatre

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Jun 04, 2021, 06:42 am #90 Last Edit: Jun 06, 2021, 10:06 am by scenicdesign71
This looks very interesting:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/31/theater/chekhovos-an-experimental-game-review.html



Partly I'm intrigued by the Pirandellian gimmick of Chekov characters wanting out of the gently depressive stasis (or, as suggested here, the latent cruelty) of his plays.

Even more so by the formal experiment, bringing together theatre, film and gaming/interactivity. (It looks to me as though this group may, in the crucible of this past year,  have made more progress than most along these lines).

But perhaps most of all -- because, without this, I'm not sure I'd find those other two factors quite as persuasive -- by the sheer visual polish evident in these trailers; the greenscreen/CGI here is much more sophisticated than in other "virtual theatre" projects I've seen so far.  (See more by director Igor Golyak linked at the end of the Vimeo clip above). 

More at https://www.zerogravity.art, including schedule and ticket links.