CHICAGO – Like the awesome Engine Who Could, the mighty Nothing Without a Company stage crafters have constructed another triumph at their new home in Berger Mansion on Chicago’s north side. “The Kid Thing” – written by Sarah Gubbins – is a terse, convincing and emotional play about fear, identity and breeding, and it is performed by its cast of five with utter authenticity. The show has a Thursday-Sunday run at the Berger North Mansion through April 15th, 2017. Click here for more details, including ticket information.
Film News: Comcast & ABC-TV Announce ‘The Oscars’ Immersive Experience on Xfinity X1
CHICAGO – For the second year in a row, Comcast, ABC-TV and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences are partnering up for an “immersive” TV experience on The Oscars telecast. This year’s The Oscars experience will include more than 1500 hours of extra content, as well as live streams of backstage activity and the red carpet, interactive voice commands and enhanced extras – all on TV with Xfinity X1.
Screen Shot of the Immersive Experience for The Oscars on Comcast’s Xfinity X1
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The Oscars on X1 will feature an “All-Access” digital stream, with red carpet footage and backstage cameras, a voice command feature on the X1 remote that will allow their customers to call up a film on their system, with new sound/picture features, and of course an expansive on-demand film feature on more than 700 Oscar-winning films of the past, and soon, the present. The day-after feature includes the full show and highlights from the evening’s biggest moments.