In its discussion of ‘ushering the audience’, Chapter 5 mentioned the induction to Ian Rickson’s production of
at the Young Vic in 2011. Susannah Clapp’s review for
described it as follows:
The audience approach their seats … through a backstage maze of corridors, passing a gym, a library and a number of long-faced functionaries scribbling notes; we could be in a dreamthinkspeak production — let no one say that immersive theatre has not changed things.
(13 November 2011)