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While we can’t all get together around a table, we can read face to (digital) face in a video chat room. If you’re familiar with the technology, a chat room read’s the same as any other, as described in How It Happens. Continue reading Cold Reads on Facebook
These days few of us have time to read and ramble on a full length play.
You can get your feet wet with a ten-minute “short short.” Continue reading Short Shorts
It’s been a year since I created Cold Reads/Online—a Facebook group whose member hosts create events in which anyone, anywhere, can read plays together via video chat. In that time I’ve hosted well over a hundred such events, attended by friends (and strangers) coast to coast.
Continue reading Year End Report
To read plays on line, one must be able to view both the script and the faces of one’s fellow readers. There are three ways to do this. One can print out the script and view the faces on one’s device; another may use two devices. Any device with a camera and internet access (PC/Mac, laptop, tablet, or phone) works fine for both script and faces. Continue reading Zoom Set-Up Step by Step
It’s time to put aside my vain search for the words for Why Read Plays and ramble on a stream of consciousness, whatever topics come to mind, and see what happens. These will appear as By George posts as often as I find the time.
Continue reading By George #1
For the past year, I’ve been working to develop the Facebook group Cold Reads/Online (CR/O), through which anyone can read with others anywhere via video chat rooms. I announced it it in a lengthy post here last April 19, and featured it on the home page. Since then I’ve read nearly 200 plays with 50-60 friends in nine states coast to coast, three to a dozen at a time. Continue reading Come Read with Us
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by Pedro Calderon de la Barca