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The new IMAX laser projection technology has finally arrived in the US, a few months after it was first installed in a Toronto theatre back in December. Its debut movie? Furious 7, of course. If you want to see super-sharp car chases and every detail of the The Rock's muscles, though, you'll have...

April 2nd 2015 at 7:47am 0 Comments
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We've seen robots star in plays before, but the one in a new production of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis doesn't take on a bit role or even a supporting one: it's the show's lead actor. While we feel bad for struggling theater performers who can never seem to get a big break, it seems rather fit...

October 20th 2014 at 8:16pm 0 Comments
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I don't typically do MMO holiday events, but last weekend I was roped into checking out Lord of the Rings Online's Winter-home shindig. Most of it was standard grind-for-reward-tokens stuff, but there was one bit set inside a theatre that was pretty memorable. Members from the audience were plucke...

January 6th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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It started as a simple idea: To include an interactive theater experience with Lord of the Rings Online's revamped Yule Festival. However, as Turbine's "Rhidden" writes in a new dev diary, the simple idea became fiendishly complex in application. With the advent of next week's festival, players wi...

December 10th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The Chaparral High School Alumni Theatre troupe of Parker, Colorado recently turned to a fairly unconventional source of inspiration for its summer project: A staged interpretive dance performance based on Jonathan Blow's time-bending indie darling, Braid.

August 13th 2010 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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We're not sure what makes a franchise a good fit for unconventional adaptations, but Silent Hill certainly has it. First it was transformed into a haunted house, now a group of fans in Sweden has put together a stage play based on the second game in the series. Though the play will be subtitled an...

December 8th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If you ask us, one of the best things about London is its theater scene. Turns out, however, that not every person who appreciates good theatre speaks the Queen's English -- we know, it's shocking to us as well. To serve those unenlightened souls, a new AirScript wireless translation gadget is bein...

November 26th 2009 at 8:44am 0 Comments
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Move over opera, the theater is coming home via HD streaming as Digital Theatre has launched, offering downloads of theatrical productions for a mere £8.99 ($14.72.) There's no mention of any region lock, and since it uses Adobe Air the DT Player promises to work across platforms and browsers...

October 27th 2009 at 3:22am 0 Comments
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We didn't have a problem playing 30fps 1080p video on the Kodak Theatre HD Player when we tested it back in January, but apparently we were living on the edge -- the box just got an update officially supporting 1080p playback. There's also now YouTube HD support, some basic web browsing ability, an...

July 29th 2009 at 8:42pm 0 Comments
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We didn't have a problem playing 30fps 1080p video on the Kodak Theatre HD Player when we tested it back in January, but apparently we were living on the edge -- the box just got an update officially supporting 1080p playback. There's also now YouTube HD support, some basic web browsing ability, an...

July 29th 2009 at 8:42pm 0 Comments