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"Virtually Yours: Presence, Liveness, Lessness"

Herbert Blau (University of Washington)
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Jones Playhouse
4045 University Way NE, corner NE 41st St - Google Map

Though "bots and bytes" may be seen in performance (or appear to be), without the presence of a living being there's something palpably missing--the smell of mortality and the mystery of its vanishing; "liveness" is not living.

Herbert Blau (English and Comparative Literature, Emeritus) has had a distinguished career in the professional theatre. He helped introduce American audiences to avant-garde drama in some of the country's first productions of Samuel Beckett, Jean Genet, and Harold Pinter.

Part of the "Why Live? The Value of Live Performance in a Digital Age" series.

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