Joe – We live in a world of expose, ‘No Country for Old Men’ wins because we like the story with the least hope.
(Lights back on)
Jon – Did you see that scene we just did?
(ha ha ha)
Let’s talk about ‘Ruined’ (an adaptation of Mother Courage:
-It’s all about what the audience knows!
We assume that Manhattan’s theatre audience doesn’t have the info about what is going on in the Congo (for example), I don’t want to assume that.
– I didn’t think that is WAS an adaptation of Mother Courage, but that’s another story
DL – Well, Marketing matters, and we should get back to that
-How are people invited to a show?
DL – Documentary theater: As practiced in America for the last 20 years or so, you’ll recognize it if you don’t know what it is immediately.