[LINK] Geeks, tweets and bums on seats

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Wed Aug 4 16:09:15 AEST 2010

A couple of weeks ago,  a friend booked his goget car on his
iphone while waiting for a performance to start.

The theatre venues I frequent do not permit photography and
ask you to turn of your mobile phone off during the
performance.In the old days, the critics were entitiled to
their notepads....but this?
>   From backstage status updates to an opera libretto, the arts are learning to be creative with social media, writes Elissa Blake.
> Sitting in the back row during Bell Shakespeare's King Lear, 21-year-old Hannah Suarez is softly tapping her iPhone screen. She is a tech-savvy theatre lover logged into Twitter, quietly sharing her thoughts on Shakespeare's epic tale of power, love and betrayal with her friends and followers, one or two pithy sentences at a time. Ev
Marghanita da Cruz
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