Given the number of things that can go wrong with a production, it’s no wonder that performers are a superstitious bunch. There are just some things you don’t do. Whistle backstage? Never. Wish a co-star “good luck?” How dare you! And, definitely don’t bring a peacock feather inside the theater. We’ll dive into the world of ritual and superstition with Time Out New York theater editor David Cote. And, hear the how and why of our superstitious minds with psychologist Stuart Vyse.
Plus, we want to know: do you have performance-related rituals or superstitions? Weigh in!