Why theatres ban photography, even before the show.
Gordon P. Firemark
JUNE 27, 2011
If you’ve been to the theatre recently, you may have noticed ushers admonishing patrons against taking pictures, even before the show begins. In this Article from Playbill.com , several explanations are offered. Mostly, it seems, concerns about designers’ intellectual property are behind the rules, but there may also be safety concerns.