-- Audience -- Public
|theatron = 'seeing place' = auditorium = 'hearing place'
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Audience is what you have in the house tonight. First, somewhat a crowd, the people, folks, from the street...
Method for Directors?
ShowCases: 3 Sisters, Mikado, 12th Night, Hamlet, The Importance of Being Earnest, Dangerous Liaisons, Don Juan
prof. Anatoly Antohin Theatre UAF AK 99775 USA (907)474-7751
For terminology see something like 200X Files the Aesthetics. [an error occurred while processing this directive] The goal: to make one out of many! (from PUBLIC to AUDIENCE?)
References: Semiotics of Performance. Part Seven -- The Spectator's Task, p.158
"... the only producer of the semantic and communicative potential of the performance text."
SummaryI have to be careful with the term "audience" (audio), since my focus on spectacle (show). Maybe audience is simply a historical category; "drama based theatre" before 20th century.
QuestionsIn view of Virtual Theatre, spectator is central: spectator as audience, spectator as public.