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‘TheatreVR’ Wants You to Play the Role of Hamlet on a Virtual Stage with Real Actors

October 6, 2017

Acting takes time, courage and a lifelong dedication that very few possess, and even less can do well. But as VR styles itself as an ‘experience machine’, it was inevitable that a program like Theatre VR would come along, a multi-player acting app that’s been seemingly ripped from the pages of Neal Stephenson’s novel The Diamond Age (1995).

The creators behind Theatre VR say the program will allow you to experience what it is like to be an actor. Giving you the choice of which play and role to engage in, you’re fed your lines and given the opportunity to interact with either AI-driven or real players.

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