This Production of “Hairspray” is Not Lost in Translation
December 1, 2009 § Leave a comment
The article by BBC News sites advancements in technology as making this possible and more affordable for theaters to implement. Audience members at the Shaftesbury can rent the device for 6 pounds at the production of “Hairspray.”
While some may still remain skeptical of adding any additional electronics to the front of house atmosphere and the system still has its shortcomings (for example improvised sections of any given work), this cutting edge way of integrating technology to reach new and expanded audiences might just be the kind of advancement theater needs at the international level.