Is It a Lab or a Theatre Lobby - The Kirk Douglas Theatre Experiences with Engaging Audiences

Each time audiences enter the lobby of the Kirk Douglas Theatre, they’re taking part in an experiment that fuses ideas from theatre, the Apple Store, and game design. For The Convert in 2013, which told the story of a young woman trapped between ancient African traditions and Christianity, audiences were invited to “visually vote” for their o...

Is It a Lab or a Theatre Lobby - The Kirk Douglas Theatre Experiences with Engaging Audiences

Coming at Theatre Sideways: The Innovative Art of Sherwood Award Winner Miwa Matreyek

Experimental animation, abstract shadow dancing, trippy science—is it theatre? If it’s the work of animator and performer Miwa Matreyek, the answer is yes. Whether through her solo work or with L.A.-based theatre company Cloud Eye Control, Matreyek is breaking artistic boundaries. Which is exactly why she is this year’s Richard E. Sherwood Aw...

Coming at Theatre Sideways: The Innovative Art of Sherwood Award Winner Miwa Matreyek