On the Real: Fatebook and Whit MacLaughlin

This interview was originally published on London Theatre Blog on August 1 2009. An archive of London Theatre Blog is available here. I encountered Fatebook via a tweet from director Whit MacLaughlin. I was drawn to the audio-video installation on the website, a praiseworthy creation in its own right, but also a visual metaphor for the ambitious, cross-disciplinary performance project that…

Theatre In Second Life

How does theatre work in a virtual online environment such as Second Life? What can we learn from this virtual experience and carry over into ‘real world’ theatre practice, and vice-versa?