Claire Hopley: ‘Balancing Acts’ book review

Claire Hopley: ‘Balancing Acts’ book review

BALANCING ACTS: BEHIND THE SCENES OF LONDON’S NATIONAL THEATRE By Nicholas Hytner Alfred A, Knopf, $28.95, 320 pages In 2009 Britain’s National Theatre began making high-definition films of live productions for relay to cinemas. Artistic Director Nicholas Hytner was elated that audiences world-wide could watch “the same event at the same time as the audience […]