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Saturday, June 18, 2005

Vegas Avant-Garde?

So much for the theatre renaissance in Sin City. The Vegas non-profit SEAT ("Social Experimentation and Absurd Theater") has folded after two years of offering Beckett, Shepard, and original works to an Off-Strip audience. Even Mamet and Bogosian were apparently too risky. Backstage has the (depressing?) story of what it takes to produce alternative non-commercial theatre in "real" America.

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