Twelfth Night performed at the Queensland Theatre relied on RC4 Wireless products to deal with the revolving set
Twelfth Night performed at the Queensland Theatre relied on RC4 Wireless products to deal with the revolving set

Twelfth Night at Queensland Theatre Revolves Wirelessly

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Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night was first performed in 1602; since then, actors have been portraying Viola and Orsinio around the world. When Australia’s Queensland Theatre mounted their production of Shakespeare’s classic, they chose to use a revolve that required wireless DMX. Here's a look at some scenes from Twelfth Night.
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William Gorlin with Engineer of the Year award from The New York State Society of Professional Engineers
William Gorlin with Engineer of the Year award from The New York State Society of Professional Engineers

William Gorlin of McLaren Engineering Group named Engineer of the Year

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The New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) awarded McLaren Engineering Group’s Vice President and Entertainment Division Chief, William Gorlin, PE, SE, the Engineer of the Year award at its annual ceremony Friday, June 15. With experience that includes some of the world’s largest live theaters, concert touring sets, and amusement attractions, Gorlin is among the top global experts in entertainment engineering.

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The Hofesh Haze in evidence in a rehearsal for Grand Finale. Photo© Gary Copeland
The Hofesh Haze in evidence in a rehearsal for Grand Finale. Photo© Gary Copeland

Grand Finale Cuts Through the Hofesh Haze

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Hofesh Shechter Company celebrated its 10th anniversary and kicked off the first day of Brighton Festival in May with a performance of Grand Finale, the latest original dance work from award-winning choreographer, Hofesh Shechter. Grand Finale features a set design by Tom Scutt and a lighting design by Tom Visser.

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Jesus Christ Superstar at the Chicago Lyric Opera. Photo by Holly Birch Photography
Jesus Christ Superstar at the Chicago Lyric Opera. Photo by Holly Birch Photography

Audio Choices for Jesus Christ Superstar at Chicago Lyric Opera

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The first North American production of the acclaimed 2016 London revival of Jesus Christ Superstar took place at Chicago Lyric Opera for a four-week run. Billed as Lyric Opera’s annual spring musical, this ambitious staging of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera featured an all-star cast supported by an operatic chorus and six-piece rock band, requiring 74 wireless microphone channels.

Watch highlights from the show:
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The Lectrosonics 941 MHz Band Wireless Microphone Product Family
The Lectrosonics 941 MHz Band Wireless Microphone Product Family

Lectrosonics Introduces Wireless Mic Products For 941-960 MHz Frequency Band

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Lectrosonics announces the availability of a selection of Digital Hybrid Wireless® microphone products now in the recently expanded 941-960 MHz frequency band for the United States. Products available in this new band are focused on field/production and ENG sound and include the SRc-941 dual-channel modular portable receiver, the SMV-941 and SMQV-941 miniature belt pack transmitters, the HMa-941 plug-on transmitter, and the HHa-941 handheld transmitter.

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The proscenium of the Cincinnati Music Hall
The proscenium of the Cincinnati Music Hall

Cincinnati Music Hall Modernizes While Preserving History

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Built in 1878, Cincinnati Music Hall has long housed performances by the Cincinnati Ballet, Symphony Orchestra, Opera and more. Its ornate architectural features earned the building its status as a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Nearing 40 years since its most recent renovation, the venue needed a major remodeling to improve its infrastructure and audience experience. To execute the revitalization of Cincinnati Music Hall, while maintaining the integrity of the building’s history, designers and project managers quickly pulled in ETC. 
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ArtWon+Stage Lighting’s design for Amadeus at Gwanglim Church BBCH Art Hall. Photo courtesy of Tongsuh Technology Co., Ltd and Art Won+ Stage Lighting.
ArtWon+Stage Lighting’s design for Amadeus at Gwanglim Church BBCH Art Hall. Photo courtesy of Tongsuh Technology Co., Ltd and Art Won+ Stage Lighting.

Lighting Designer, You Sub Won Lights up Amadeus in Seoul

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Recently, a production of Peter Schaffer’s Amadeus, ran for two months at the Gwanglim Church BBCH Art Hall in Seoul. The production’s lighting design was created by You Sub Won, Principal Lighting Designer & CEO of Art Won+ Stage Lighting.

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TCG announces the recipients of its Rising Leaders of Color Program
TCG announces the recipients of its Rising Leaders of Color Program

TCG Announces Recipients of Rising Leaders of Color Program

Michael Eddy

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the participants in the third round of the Rising Leaders of Color (RLC) Program, supported by the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC), The Howard Gilman Foundation, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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