Repping for Kids Is Good Business

In his post, More About Making Great Work for Children, Jim wrote about how children are a great audience for live entertainment that isn’t being served well. He added: “One of the reasons that not enough of this content is being produced is that there’s a false assumption that if it’s ‘for’ children, it isn’t ‘for’ non-children.” New York’s Soho Rep is jumping into the children’s theater game with their first-ever all-ages production, Washeteria. “An all-ages audience shouldn’t be mutually …

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Diane Paulus: Theater Should Be More Like a Rock Concert

We posted about Diane Paulus (The Donkey Show, Pippin, Sleep No More) when she appeared at TEDxBroadway this year. In this profile of Paulus by Alexandra Wolfe in The Wall Street Journal, Paulus talks about the future of theater and explains why she thinks it’s heading toward even more boundary-blurring experiences. Paulus also knows a thing or two about audience engagement — at The Donkey Show at A.R.T. audience members could come back with a friend for free — and …

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The 7 Habits of Highly Sexy Ninja Masters

Recently, Jim announced another batch of speakers at TEDxBroadway 2014. Even if you don’t live in NYC, the Mark Fisher Fitness website is a lot of fun. It warns, “If you don’t think unicorns and glitter go hand-in-hand with achieving your fitness goals, we are not your jam!” And labels itself, “An Enchanted Ninja Clubhouse of Glory and Dreams.” Mark Fisher and Michael Keeler are the super smart and energetic guys behind Mark Fisher Fitness. They’ve been featured in outlets …

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