Toward a Digital Stage Architecture:A Long-Term Research Agenda in Digitally Enabled Theater

Seligmann, Dorée Duncan

* : Early in the PC revolution, writers such as Brenda Laurel (Computers as Theater, Addison-Wesley, 1991) noted the close relationship between the digital environment and the live, interactive, multimedia nature of theater. In fact, digital technologies promise to help us reinvent live theater in even more fundamental ways than previous technological advances. There are an enormous number of possible synergies between theater and networked media, which various artists are just now exploring.