Archive for September 29th, 2011

September 29, 2011

Subway as stage.

by debmlong

This is one of my favorite examples of DIY theater, currently. Some of you may find it annoying (as I did, initially), but it is certainly a creative use of public space, and definitely an interesting way to have diverse crowds connect through a shared experience, in this case Shakespeare:

http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2011/04/29/for-these-players-all-the-trains-a-stage/

I haven’t caught these guys since mid-summer, but if you do happen to catch them, likely on the L or G train, it is certainly more amusing than some other things you might encounter in a subway car.

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