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The RSC's digital Midsummer Night's Dream: lunatic or inspired?

The RSC's digital Midsummer Night's Dream: lunatic or inspired? | Intro to Literature | Scoop.it
Dominic Cavendish explains how a real-time, digital reimagining of Shakespeare's play will take place in Stratford and around the worldwide web this weekend.

Via The Digital Rocking Chair
Deanya Lattimore Schempp's insight:

Whoa!  

"In a ground-breaking initiative called Midsummer Night’s Dreaming, delivered in substantial part by Google’s creative division, the action will primarily be experienced at one digital remove through a dedicated website – dream40.org – which has already gone live. This site will anticipate, comment on and followShakespeare’s action – as enacted largely unseen by the RSC cast – using specially devised materials, whether it be tweets, animations or other postings, and will draw too on material supplied by the online world. In other words, it will be the buzz around the events – some of it generated by 35 ancillary characters, specially created for the occasion – that takes centrestage."


My favorite piece so far is Justin Snout's sound cloud poetry 

https://soundcloud.com/justin-snout-1/ ; :-)

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 22, 2013 3:52 AM

Guess what I'm going to be doing this weekend?

Pam Colburn Harland's curator insight, June 22, 2013 8:29 AM

The whole project blows my mind!

Lindsey Carroll's curator insight, June 24, 2013 3:34 PM

anything that speads the work of Skakespeare must be good in my opinion.

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Theater Goes Transmedia: Taking Plays Far Beyond The Theater Walls

Theater Goes Transmedia: Taking Plays Far Beyond The Theater Walls | Intro to Literature | Scoop.it

Michael Gallant:  "Visit the website meetverastark.com and you’ll learn about one of America’s greatest actresses, a woman referred to as a teacher, singer, lover, civil rights activist, and femme fatale. [...] The only catch? Vera Stark isn’t real."


Via The Digital Rocking Chair
Deanya Lattimore Schempp's insight:

Nice way to blur the lines between theater and short story, when both are "novelized" (Bakhtin) by digital media.  

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, March 8, 2013 2:56 AM

Lynn Nottage, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, journeys into transmedia storytelling with the help of the Black Women Playwrights’ Group (BWPG) and Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) ...