“Mostevolvedthings are beautiful, and themostbeautiful are themosthighlyevolved” K.K.
Firststage: History of technology. Joel Mokyr, Thelever of riches Kevin Kelly, Whattechnologywants Tim Wu, Themasterswitch
Innovationand inventionneedanadecuate social environmenttorise. Traditional social groupstendtopunishcreativity and innovation, makingthem imposible
Theatrehadbehaved in twowaysthroughhistory: as a community, sometimescreative, someothers, traditional. (BasedonMokyr) As a (disembodied) technologytotellstories, evolving in each era as itwasconvenient: hidingtothepoint of almostdisapearing (MiddleAges) toitsglobalization (21st Century). (Basedon Kelly)
As a technology, theatreistheresult of thecombinedwork of hundreds of peopleworkingallovertheworld. A jump in itsevolutionisonlypossiblewhenoptimal social circumstances are set. Inventions, discoveriesorinnovations in thistechnologycouldoccursymoultaneously in some places (BasedonWu).
Oldtechnologiesdon’tdisappearwhentheyprovetobeuseful. The media they use toworkthrough, changes, buttheydon’tdisappeareither, theyevolve and old media coexistswith new one. Theatremightbe a technologytotellstoriesevolving in media likemovies, t.v.or internet.
The status of certaintechnologymaychange, as theaterbecamean elite entertainmentinstead of a popular one. Thereis no competitionbetweentheater and cinema: both are different media of theatricality as technologytotellstories