Article by Mel Ulle
I am going to say something controversial. Theater is boring. My dad describes opera in a way that I think embodies my feeling about theater: it’s a really expensive and uncomfortable nap. I don’t even want to be awake past 8:30 pm, which makes most productions of basically anything on a stage feel like a major imposition. I don’t like things standing between me and the Land of Sleepy-Sleepy.
I don’t like intermissions. It’s just more extra time layered in that’s keeping me at a boring theater and not sleeping in my bed.
I don’t like theater snacks or theater drinks. I shouldn’t need to explain that to anyone. No one likes them. They’re just an affront to snack foods.
But there is an exception to all that sucks about the theater. That exception is Buntport Theater and it was made for people exactly like me who think theater is really boring.
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