Kill the Wabbit! Kill the Wabbit!
For those of you unfamiliar with either Grand Opera or Bugs Bunny's send up of it, the New York Metropolitan Opera may be coming to a movie theater near you. According to a recent press release, the company plans to use digital technology t0 provide high quality transmission of live performances to cinema spectators via the Internet. Interestingly, much of the rhetoric of the announcement focuses on how objections from musicians' and technical unions were overcome. Tickets will be about $18 in the new distributed format.
Labels: institutional rhetoric