The eerie true story of National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre’s encounter with the elusive Mayoruna tribe while lost in the Amazon rainforest is made stranger still in Simon McBurney’s one-man play The Encounter. The tribal “headman” communicated with McIntyre telepathically; McBurney communicates with the audience aurally, through individual headphones at each seat.
Archives for October 9, 2016
“Will film kill off the the theater?” This question, often asked in existential anxiety by theatermakers at an undersold performance, may be the wrong one. That seems to be the message from Capital Fringe’s first ever self-produced program, FringePOP, an acronym for Performance Over Projection. This ambitious project rejects the premise of the opening question […]