Where to lay the blame

Interesting comment over at Charlottesville Podcasting Network regarding the theater lecture I linked to earlier. The commenter is Charles J. Shields, the author of Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee:

Dr.Cohen is certainly right about the drop in audience attendance at live performances. But I wouldn’t lay blame at the feet of movies and the expectation by theater-goers of stage illusions. I think it’s a failure of contemporary dramaturgy. To be blunt…

…click over to read more bluntness!

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