While starring in the play A Touch of the Poet on Broadway in 2005, [actor Gabriel] Byrne proclaimed that theater is dying out.
“I looked out into the audience and the theatre was packed with well-to-do, white-haired people,” Byrne said.
“After the show I turned to one of the other actors and said, ‘Theater is dead. There’s no one under 60 out there, they’re all white and they can all afford £200 for a night.’ Seriously, theater as we’re doing it now, is dead.”
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What do you think? Are rumours of her death greatly exaggerated? Or do you agree with Mr. Byrne?