Theatre season in New York is in full swing. New shows are opening, revivals are selling out. (I’m desperate to see the well reviewed revivals of Side Show, and On The Town and super curious about Stalking the Bogeyman at New World Stages, bummed I missed Found at Atlantic Theatre Company, and SO looking forward to Wolf Hall this spring.) With the new season comes a new crop of theatre goers who have NO IDEA WHAT THEY’RE DOING.
So I’ve reached back into the archives, updated an old (and very popular post) to help a new crowd of theatre goers not behave in ways that make us veterans (I’m even a Drama Desk Award nominee!) want to KILL them.
1. Brush your teeth. Sounds obvious, but you’d be amazed. Ditto deodorant.
2. Brush your hair. If you’re tall, it’s one thing. No one likes to see Yao Ming scooting his way into the row directly in front of them, but it’s not like there’s a whole lot he can do about being circus-freak tall. But if it’s just your ginormous hairdo, here’s a tip: TONE IT DOWN.Continue Reading