On Thursday evening of this week I saw Peta Lily's show 'Imperfection.' The blurb said it was about art, death and Charles Bukowski - so I knew I'd love it! I've been trying to figure out who my audience are for the show I'm writing - not in the target audience sense - but who are they? Peta Lily addressed us as an audience; she mentioned the ticket price and whether we'd got a drink before the show, and she consciously said she was making art about art.
So I made a list - 'My audience are...'
Drinking buddies, strangers in a bar or old acquaintances
Past or potential conquests
Passengers on a journey
Patients awaiting treatment and their relatives
The last possibility links to a the new thematic content I'm playing with, and it's also the most difficult in terms of the existing structure I've already written. But has been fascinating to research....