Silence, Please

May 2013
Theatre Bay Area;May/Jun2013, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p4
The author express his views on the controversy surrounding the world premiere of Annie Baker's play "The Flick" at New York's Playwrights Horizons in spring 2013. Artistic director Tim Sanford was said to be worried about people walking out from theaters due to dissatisfaction. Critics fear that Sanford may be losing his nerve and will prefer to retreat toward easy programming. The author said that audiences must not be treated as artists and children for theatre to have its deepest relevance.


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