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10 Reasons to Applaud Open-Air Theater

Outdoor productions are getting better box-office receipts, attracting new audiences and posing more interesting artistic challenges, according to Kitty Knowles & Nick Clark’s article in The Independent. You should read the entire article, but here are 10 reasons (picked from the article) why open-air theater is becoming more popular with everybody — audiences, actors, directors, producers. 1. A wider variety of shows being staged 2. Informality of the performances 3. Novelty of seeing a play in an unusual and beautiful …

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Hockey: Better With Palm Trees and Snowy Mountains

Since 2008, the National Hockey League has held a hockey game outdoors on New Year’s Day. It’s been a big success because it’s such an unusual event. They play in baseball and football stadiums to very large crowds and very large TV audiences, even though the game is just an ordinary regular season game. People are excited at the chance to see hockey at Fenway Park or Wrigley Field. And this year, on January 25, the outdoor hockey experiment will …

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