Three years ago Nesta published some ground-breaking research on the National Theatre’s new initiative NT Live that clarified what is meant by innovation in an arts and cultural context. The research found that the live broadcasting of plays in cinemas can extend audience reach dramatically and that audiences in the cinema achieved high levels of emotional engagement with the performance, despite not seeing actors in the flesh. This research set out a rigorous model for more systematic and...
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