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Posts By Lawrence Meyers

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How ‘Theatre Macabre’ Offers Choose Your Own Shocks
8 months ago

How ‘Theatre Macabre’ Offers Choose Your Own Shocks

Imagine walking into a theatre expecting to witness “hilarious, shocking and electrifying vignettes” — only to find yourself pulled behind the scenes where you discover that’s the world where the …
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This Is an Immersive Theater Actor’s Big Challenge
10 months ago

This Is an Immersive Theater Actor’s Big Challenge

“Lawrence!” the imposing Brit bellowed, “You are here to be processed!”

You may or may not have what the OOA is looking for! You are to answer the processing server’s …
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Are You Truly Prepared for ‘Theatre Macabre?’
10 months ago

Are You Truly Prepared for ‘Theatre Macabre?’

October will soon be upon us, and that means much more entertainment is to be had than mere haunted houses. 

Immersive theatre kicks into high gear as autumn descends.

If …
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Ceaseless Fun Takes Immersive Theater Out for a Poetic Spin
1 year ago

Ceaseless Fun Takes Immersive Theater Out for a Poetic Spin

Immersive theater takes many different forms.

The Los Angeles–based production company Ceaseless Fun has put together a trilogy that takes its cues more from poetry than linear narrative structure. The …
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Why ‘St. Agatha’ Will Leave Horror Fans Shaking with Fear
1 year ago

Why ‘St. Agatha’ Will Leave Horror Fans Shaking with Fear

I grew up with the horror/slasher films of the 1980s, the ones triggered by John Carpenter’s “Halloween.”

Actually, the truth is that I didn’t watch very many of them. The …
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3 Essential Rules to Make the Most of Immersive Theater
1 year ago

3 Essential Rules to Make the Most of Immersive Theater

Every new art form demands and creates new rules.

Just as a baby must learn to roll over, crawl, and stand, those who create and participate in a new medium …
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CreepLA’s ‘The Willows’ Will Burrow Deep Under Your Skin
1 year ago

CreepLA’s ‘The Willows’ Will Burrow Deep Under Your Skin

One of the advantages to immersive theater is its ability to transform an everyday location or event into something extraordinary — or extraordinarily weird, as is the case with CreepLA’s …
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How ‘Lust Experience’ Shreds Line Between Truth, Fiction
1 year ago

How ‘Lust Experience’ Shreds Line Between Truth, Fiction

The Queen whispered in my ear, questioning my motive to save Stephanie. Was this for “love or glory?”  

Is the mind-maze of “The Lust Experience” truly immersive theater, or is …
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‘C(ovell)’ Takes Immersive Theater in Giddy New Direction
2 years ago

‘C(ovell)’ Takes Immersive Theater in Giddy New Direction

One of the beautiful things about immersive theater is that the location itself can play an integral part of the piece.

Other times it can just be location bounded only …
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‘Lust Experience’ Asks: What Do You Desire, and Why?
2 years ago

‘Lust Experience’ Asks: What Do You Desire, and Why?

My friend Stephanie gazed at me with her piercing green eyes, the kind of eyes that see right into me. They were filled with concern.

“Larry, this organization gets people …
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