Live performance is dying, lamenters have been saying for a century at least, strangled by the more alluring glitz of ever expanding technology. First it was radio, then the motion picture, then TV, and now the "digital age" that have been blamed for mesmerizing audiences and drawing them away from the finer forms of the drama, thus depriving spectators of the communal, even mystical, powers of theatrical presence. In this alarmed discourse, technology is always the enemy of the theater, an all-consuming colonizer of the... More >>>