Mobile Urban Drama – Setting the Stage with Location Based Technologies

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This paper introduces the novel concept of location-based Mobile Urban Dramas. In a Mobile Urban Drama the user become the main character in a play where actors’ voices appear in the mobile phone headset linked to the physical setting in the city as the stage for the drama. The paper describes the dramaturgical concept and introduces a software framework supporting drama writers in developing such Mobile Urban Dramas. Experiences with use of the framework are discussed with successful examples of real dramas that have been developed and performed by a Danish theatre group, Katapult.

[Editor's note: The paper includes are many interesting references both to locative drama and to critical writing that are not yet entered into the Knowledge Base.]

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Storyspace 1 Mark Bernstein 2002

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