A baker’s dozen of speakers got together Monday at New World Stages off-Broadway for the first TEDxBroadway one-day conference, and if a consensus was reached about what the future of Broadway will be as we continue to slide on quicksilver into a relentlessly tech-driven future, it was that there is no consensus. One of the speakers went so far as to say that she was only certain that “Broadway would be a street in New York” in twenty years, which is pretty presumptuous of her, because we still have a Mayan winter to get through. Operating under the assumption that 2013 will follow 2012, it’s clear that Broadway is going to morph at least somewhat in the coming decades; your guess on that is likely to be just as good as the TED’s experts. (FULL ARTICLE: Mark Kennedy, Associated Press)
The Future of Broadway Is… Holograms? Maybe!
January 24, 2012