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“The title is not meant to taken at face value. Nothing in this ingenious and spellbinding multimedia production is so linear as that.” “The quietly poignant story within The End of TV has to do with endings, but also with beginnings, and with the struggle in between those two poles of existence, and with the simple human connections that can make it bearable along the way.” “Remarkable show.” “The kind of person-to-person bond that is…

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Thank you for joining us for The End of TV by Manual Cinema! We are so thrilled to have the company back with us sharing this story of connection. Our marketing team has been diving deep into the themes of this story by publishing great pieces on our blog. One real highlight is this blog and video that follows a meal delivery service on their morning route. Take a second and check it out. As always, let…

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To tell a tale of social dislocation facilitated by mass media, Manual Cinema set its latest multimedia performance in the recent past. The protagonist of “The End of TV” is isolated from real-life contact and mesmerized by technology, circa the early 1990s. It’s the lure of the television shopping network QVC that ensnares her. That obsession may almost seem quaint today, when most of us carry around a little computer that can function as an…

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Next month, ArtsEmerson welcomes back Manual Cinema with The End of TV, as we witness a friendship unfold between two women. Flo, an elderly woman suffering from the onset of dementia, and Louise, a younger African-American woman recovering from economic hardship, have seemingly different life experiences. Despite their differences, both women worked at the same local factory; Flo, during World War II, and Louise, just recently laid off. This connection prompted us to look into…

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Thank you! The Best Theater 2018 – WBUR From Company One Theatre’s quirky fairy tale “Leftovers” to American Repertory Theater’s vibrant “Barber Shop Chronicles” to the ArtsEmerson-presented The Peculiar Patriot, a shout-out to disproportionate number of African-Americans who are incarcerated, the urgent concerns of people of color have been addressed. And in WET: A DACAmented Journey, a talented Dreamer told his piercingly human story. Don Aucoin’s Top 10 in theater in 2018 – The Boston…

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