Nov 28, 2007

"A Weird Chemical in My Body"

That's how French director-performer James Thiérrée, whose Au Revoir Parapluie rounds out BAM's Next Wave fest starting next week (Dec. 4-15), can tell when performers are phoning it in. From this week's Time Out:
I know that as an audience member I have this feeling sometimes: I see a show and there’s a weird chemical in my body that tells me, This is one of many performances they’re doing. I don’t like this feeling. I would like it to feel like it’s really tonight and never again!

I know what he means. Read the whole thing here.

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