“There is real power in real-life experiences, but there is real reach digitally.” - Nick Cave, visual artist

As a stage performer, I am so excited by this very strange phenomenon, which is live streaming. Tonight, people all over the world will be watching my play HICK: A LOVE STORY - based on Eleanor Roosevelt’s letters to Lorena Hickok - at the same moment. That is a new phenomenon.

On the other hand, I will be performing in a vacuum without contact with any of them.

That’s just weird.

And the change in format means my acting has to change…

Terry Baum

Terry Baum is an actress, director, teacher, filmmaker, political activist, and award-winning lesbian playwright. Her blog BAUMBLOG is a “Top 100 LGBTQ Blog.”

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