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How about some live theatre! You've got to see the amazing work that these two artists are doing. You won't believe they are separated by 1,800 miles.

 

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ACTUALLY explodes the intersection of gender and race politics. Free, live and on the web!  RSVP your free ticket here.

Meet Maya Sherer and Kevin Minor, the cast of ACTUALLY, presented live and on the web on June 4, 5, 6 and 7 by Zoom Theatre!

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Zoom Theatre's second show explored a different way to present "live over the web" theatre.  Two actors, in a box with eight cameras.  Audiences were moved to tears (in a good way). Read Patrick Nims' directors notes on the tech details below, and check out some LUNGS production photos here.

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Enjoy these photos from LUNGS starring Amber Collins Crane and Gregory Crane.  Because Amber and Gregory are married and sheltering in place, they were able to rehearse and perform together.  However the director, crew and audience were remote to the extent that Greg and Amber had to setup the play space, including all of the computers (2) and cameras (8) that were shipped to them. 

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Harry Duke joined the Saturday night performance of LUNGS.  Read his review here or at North Bay Stage and Screen.

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After two sold out performances, audiences reponse to LUNGS has been tremendous.

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Asile Seat Review Executive Editor Barry Willis interviewed the stars of LUNGS for ASR's Not-so-Random Questions Time.  The interview is included below, or you can read it by clicking here.

PR 1 LUNGS Show Banner wCredits 1200 x 628Binged enough Tiger King and The Office reruns yet? Jonesing for some live theatre? Check out Zoom Theatre’s continuing experiment in live theatre over the web when it presents LUNGS, by Duncan Macmillan, live, free and on the web on May 7, 8, 9 and 10 at www.zoomtheatre.com.

Meet Amber Collins Crane and Gregory Crane, the cast of LUNGS, presented live and on the web on May 7, 8, 9, and 10 by Zoom Theatre!

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Zoom Theatre closed it's first production and audience feedback included “blown away”, “superb", "highly recommend”, “inspired”, "absorbing! Don’t miss it”, "a new way to tell stories". It was great weekend of live performance over the web!

Nicole Singley of Aisle Seat Review attended a performance of REUNION & DARK PONY and also interviewed Patrick Nims about Zoom Theatre.  You can check out her article here or read it below.
 
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Harry Duke, a prominent North Bay theatre reviewer and commentator dropped in on Friday's performance of REUNION & DARK Pony to check out the experiment. Harry thinks we should mute the audience mics.  What do you think?   You can check out his thoughts here.
 
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Zoom Theatre’s opening night was amazing! Audience comments included “blown away”, “superb", "highly recommend”, “inspired”, "absorbing! Don’t miss it”, "a new way to tell stories".

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Meet David Yen and Voni Kengla, the cast of REUNION & DARK PONY, presented live and on the web on April 9, 10 and 11 by Zoom Theatre!

Harry Duke interviewed Patrick Nims on the Thursday, March 26 theatre segment on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon. You can listen to the interview here.

 

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