The Opera of the Future

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An Opera that is taking high-tech wizardry and turning it into an incredible storytelling tool. New York City Opera’s Moses in Egypt uses an enormous LED backdrop to change scenery, moods and expression in split-second fashion. Via FastCo Design:

“Often, people’s expectations allow them to be too passive because they think they know what to expect–and many productions don’t go beyond those expectations,” Counts tells Co.Design. “I think there needs to be a sense of mystery and uncertainty in a production like this to fully engage the audience.”

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