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Natasha Tsakos & Ainissa Ramirez at TEDxBroadway 2014 (Videos)

Take a look at two of the exciting talks from TEDxBroadway 2014: Natasha Tsakos‘ wild and entertaining talk about the evolution of theater and Dr. Ainissa Ramirez‘s compelling and heartfelt challenge from the world of science to the world of Broadway. • Natasha Tsakos • Dr. Ainissa Ramirez   Related: • TEDxBroaday Is Not a Theater Conference • Diane Paulus Brings Important Message to TEDxBroadway • Bobby Lopez Sings Smash Hit “Let It Go” From “Frozen” at TEDxBroadway

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TEDxBroadway Is Not a Theater Conference

I had an absolute blast at TEDxBroadway last week, and I hope that everyone who came to the event did, too. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, both at the event itself and afterward online. The people who go to the event and, of course, the team of volunteers and speakers who show up to do the event truly seem to believe in the idea that trying to imagine the best that Broadway can be is worth the time. To …

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Onstage Technology Can Do More Than Just Raise the Dead

I love the fact that the technology being used to put realistic animations of deceased stars like Tupac and Sinatra onstage is based on an invention from the 19th century! This isn’t exactly new news. The Tupac thing first happened a couple years ago now, and it has not really progressed a lot since then. The market for bringing back the dead is bigger today than the technology can handle, but that won’t always be the case. We’ll be able …

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