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Old 10-12-11, 11:33 PM
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"alternate programming" what have you seen?

with the advent of opera, classic movies, rifftrax, sports, musicals becoming a viable option for movie theaters, I'm curious: what have y'all seen?

I've seen:

- Rent: Filmed Live from Broadway (Sony Hot Tix)
- Coachella Festival
- Phantom of the Opera: Live from Royal Albert Hall
- Cirque du Soleil: Delirium (Sony Hot Tix)
- Electric Daisy Carnival Experience
- Stephen Sondheim's Company
Old 10-13-11, 09:27 PM
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Just Rifftrax Live.
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All of the live Rifftrax shows.
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Re: "alternate programming" what have you seen?

I wish more people came to them! There's no reason a theatre should run the exact same things every day, not with today's technology.

I don't get to attend very often, but I was very happy to see some of Don Pasquale (mainly for Anna Netrebko on a big screen).
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I saw 'Company' twice and it seemed like it was hit, a lot of patrons glad and appreciative to see this on the big screen. Maybe more Sondheim would be the key to get more people on movie theater's off-nights.
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Re: "alternate programming" what have you seen?

"Company" had the benefit of stars and a live performance. Most of the live broadcasts do nothing - the same five old people for the Operas. For some reason, however, everyone gets the Opera while very few theatres got "Company".
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Mainly whenever Fathom shows live boxing/mma fights, to avoid the crazy ppv charges
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"Company" had the benefit of stars and a live performance. Most of the live broadcasts do nothing - the same five old people for the Operas. For some reason, however, everyone gets the Opera while very few theatres got "Company".
of the one opera I wanted to see - the theater I had tried to get tix to had sold out weeks before hand - apparently Washingtonians attend in droves and sell out the theaters the Met Operas play at.
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Re: "alternate programming" what have you seen?

I saw Rent and the Coachella documentary as mentioned in the OP.

I wish I could've seen Company.
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Cirque du Soleil: KA, wonderful show.
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Re: "alternate programming" what have you seen?

I want to put a bullet in my head every time I see those ads for Rent or some random opera. Cirque looks interesting, but that's the kind of thing I'd only want to watch live.
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Re: "alternate programming" what have you seen?

I've only gone to the Rifftrax shows.
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Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
I want to put a bullet in my head every time I see those ads for Rent or some random opera. Cirque looks interesting, but that's the kind of thing I'd only want to watch live.
Cirque is definantly better live, but with tix at least 50 bucks this is the second best thing - and being a Sony Hot Ticket screening and not a Fanthom event - the hidef imagery looked fantastic.
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Will probably go see Rush: Time Machine.



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Re: "alternate programming" what have you seen?

A couple Rifftrax showings and classic films via Fathom is all.

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