But for Mr. Silven, who doesn’t eat himself during the show, the point is more that the dining table affords an intimacy that a traditional stage simply lacks. The Spring Street Social Society is a membership club that regularly stages dinners with theatrical elements. “This is the project we’ve been building to,” said Spring Street Artistic Director Amy Virginia Buchanan. Spring Street Social Society says it didn’t make any money on its recent musical, which cost $170,000 to produce. Not that the Spring Street team has any regrets, saying they appreciated the opportunity to think big and explore this burgeoning genre of show-meets-supper.
Source: Wall Street Journal December 07, 2017 12:56 UTC