October 16, 2007

The advent of Internet theater

After podcasts and video casts internet theater is finally here. Jesse Thorn of "The Sound of Young America" has produced a podcast of dramatic reading of George Saunders’ short story “Ask Mr. Optimist” including the performance of many Internet celebrities including Xeni Jardin of Boing Boing. The video & puppetry by Brian Hogg of Hoggworks added new dimension to this piece.

Watch the 15 minute long production "Ask Mr. Optimist" here:

For list of casts, interviews, reviews and other details please visit the main site.


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