Happy Friday! Live theater is best, but theater-themed links are a moderately close second:
-When sets spread into the seats: The New York Times takes a look at environmental theater design.
-In Moscow, a bitter dispute rages over an opera house. (The Independent)
-What happens when 300 Los Angelenos perform spontaneous street theater? In the Heights creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has a pretty fun lunch, that’s what (YouTube).
-Using theater to cultivate peace in the Congo. (The Common Ground Blog)
The Guardian takes note as Belarus Free Theatre teaches a crowd of eager Londoners the true meaning of the phrase “brave performance.”
“Stephen-squared”—Sondheim and Colbert, together at last (Culture Monster).