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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City is quite the visual landmark—Revson Fountain, the Metropolitan Opera House, Avery Fisher Hall. So many iconic visuals collected in one center on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, many drawing some of Hollywood’s top filmmakers to the destination.
I recently took part in a Q&A for Erica Moss, a fellow journalist turned digital marketer that I "met" on Twitter. It was a mutual fascination with reality television that first got us chatting. Outside of her professional work, Erica runs a blog that includes a series of posts featuring various digital people.
Shortly after starting at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, I pitched an idea to create an mobile audio experience for the campus. My idea was to give visitors a chance to hear from artists as they stood in front of a particular venue, like Alan Gilbert discussing his role as the leader of the New York Philharmonic.
In order to promote a White Light Festival event at Lincoln Center, “The Passion of Joan of Arc,” I reached out to one of the artists involved, Portishead’s Adrian Utley, asking him to shoot a few answers to our questions while he was on tour with his band.
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"It's been a huge challenge and a huge privilege," War Horse's playwright, Nick Stafford, recently told me after winning a Tony Award. "In the beginning, it seemed like an impossible task to write this play. To have the main character not be able to speak was a challenge."
As the warm months of summer arrive, across the country, local communities are carrying on a long-running tradition of performing Shakespeare’s classic works in parks and outdoors venues. New Yorkers have the Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park series, currently playing in Central Park, while nearly every major city across the country has some form of The Bard’s work playing throughout the summer.
As summer rolled through New York City, and Broadway geared up for its latest season, I took time away from Times Square and travelled uptown, to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, where I spent the warmer months working as the cultural institutions first Blogger-in-Residence.
Remember those Pace Picante Sauce television commercials that ran throughout the 1980s. “This stuff is made in New York City,” a comical cowboy would say with horror after picking up a jar of salsa. A chorus of outraged cowboys would …