Tag Archives: audiences

A Rant About Cell Phones in the Theater – but also about performing and connecting and personal weakness. . . Yeah. It’s one of those.

My friend Charles (and now my friend Jen) shared this post on my Facebook about Patti LuPone confiscating an obsessive texter’s cell phone during a show. I was reading another ditty yesterday about how actors are getting angrier at their audiences. The cell phones, texting, talking, noisy eating, and lack of respect for space has become […]

Great Expectations at the Rogue Festival

Today was the last day of the annual Rogue Performance Festival here in Fresno. For well over a dozen years, Marcel Nunis’ vision for a place to have new and unusual work find an audience in Fresno has come alive in the Tower District. But what attitudes about new and unusual work has Fresno brought […]