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#MondayMotivation: Breakthroughs Do Happen

Looking for a little #MondayMotivation? We’re pulling out past stories that are still just as relevant today. Here’s a pearl from Jim: No Breakthroughs Without Risks and Failures. London seems to be leading the way in shows that very actively engage all five senses. First, there was the fireworks show, and now there are the BitterSuite symphonies. It’s a classical concert that makes you smell, touch and taste things as part of the program. Lindsey Winship of The Guardian (UK) describes it like...

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#WednesdayWisdom

#WednesdayWisdom: Can You Smell the Excitement?

Looking for a little #WednesdayWisdom? We’re pulling out past stories that are still just as relevant today. Here’s a pearl from Jim: The Audience Has Five Senses. Why Not Use Them All? I love this: London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks show aimed at all five senses. When I was in first grade, the teacher brought in a little popcorn maker to explain the five senses to us: We could see the popcorn pop; we could hear the kernels explode; we could smell the...

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Experience

Making Your Audience’s Experience Smell Better

Imagine walking into a theater and smelling a just-baked pie. That's exactly what awaits audience members entering the lobby of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to see the new Broadway musical Waitress. According to Broadway World, there is an actual pie being warmed in a convection oven in the entryway of the theater. It's the perfect fit for a story about a waitress and expert pie maker -- and a fresh idea which Jim touches on in his post, "The Audience Has...

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