theatre

Broadway Shows Suffer Total Phone Etiquette Meltdown

Broadway Shows Suffer Total Phone Etiquette Meltdown

This week, the theatre world and social media exploded over a man who jumped on stage at Hand to God in order to plug his charger into a (fake) on-set outlet. Then queen diva Patti LuPone snatched a phone straight out of a texting audience member’s hand and sauntered off…

Dolby Atmos Is Coming To Australian Cinemas

Dolby Atmos Is Coming To Australian Cinemas

The normal surround sound in any garden-variety movie cinema is already pretty good, but it’s about to get a whole lot better. Village and Reading cinemas around the country are installing or planning to install Dolby Atmos in their flagship auditoriums, with up to 64 speakers inside each movie theatre.

Lisa Jumps Into Japan’s Newest 3D Planetarium, the Synra Dome

Lisa Jumps Into Japan’s Newest 3D Planetarium, the Synra Dome

Lisa Katayama, Gizmodo-sweetheart and sometimes guest blogger, has explored the Tokyo Science Museum’s newest 3D planetarium theatre, the Synra Dome, and reported back with all the tech specs we’ve been dying to know. Synra uses twelve projectors to throw images onto a 10 metre, 3000×3000 pixel single-paneled screen. A pair…