(Michael Paulson’s article appeared in The New York Times, 6/15; via Pam Green.)
The Metropolitan Opera has been transmitting performances live for a decade. The National Theater in London jumped on board a few years later. But Broadway, facing both financial and philosophical obstacles, has been slow to join the trend.
Now, after years of start-and-stop progress, Broadway is passing a milestone: On Wednesday, the nonprofit Roundabout Theater Company, which with three Broadway theaters is one of the industry’s most prolific producers, said it had agreed to allow a live stream of a much-praised musical revival, “She Loves Me,” which is running through July 10 at Studio 54.