Look who’s packing out our theatre

Look who’s packing out our theatre


norman lebrecht

November 05, 2020

The Gergely Csiky Theatre in Kaposvár, Hungary, has placed life-size cardboard cutouts of famous writers and actors in the auditorium to maintain the proper distances of two empty seats between paid ticket holders.


I might be a bit daunted to find Mahler sitting next to me in a concert.


  • yujafan says:

    GM taking NL to task as they silently sit cheek by jowl in the audience is something I might be tempted to pay money to see. Keep the critics in their place!

  • Mike Gibb says:

    I dropped the image into Google’s image search to find more on this, and it suggested
    “Possible related search: senior citizen”

  • Papageno says:

    I don’t see a lot of diversity in that cardboard crowd.