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Theatre Buzz

  • Point Source Microphones Capture the Fierce Fight Sounds of Cirque du Soleil’s R.U.N

    Stage Directions | Sounding BoardTheatre Buzz | January 22, 2020Renowned sound designer Jonathan Deans relies on Point Source GO-8WM moldable microphones to turn stunt performers into “moving mic stands” onstage.   Cirque de Soleil’s latest production, R.U.N, which opened November 14 at the Luxor in Las Vegas, continues to flip theater expectations with a little help from Point Source Audio microphones. A live-action graphic […] Read More...
  • From the Q2Q Archive: #28: EATING IN COSTUME

    Steve Younkins | Theatre BuzzUncategorized | January 22, 2020Classic Q2Q Comics from the Q2Q Archive. Here’s Q2Q Comics #28: EATING IN COSTUME  from April 14, 2014. Read More...
  • Q2Q COMICS #507: DEPRESSING MNEMONICS

    Steve Younkins | Theatre Buzz | January 15, 2020Stage Directions brings you classic Q2Q Comics from the Q2Q Archive. Here’s #1507: DEPRESSING MNEMONICS from January 21, 2019. Read More...
  • UNCSA School of Design and Production will host Weekend of Women+

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | January 10, 2020Working to support an increasingly female student body entering a male-dominated field, the UNCSA School of Design and Production will host an unprecedented Weekend of Women+ (WOW+) event on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25. Read More...
  • The Hemsley Internship Program is Now Accepting Applications

    Michael Eddy | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | January 9, 2020The Deadline for Applications is January 15th Applications for the 37th annual Hemsley Lighting Internship Program will be accepted from January 1, 2020 through January 15, 2020. Interviews for finalists will be held in New York on March 27, 2020. Candidates should submit a resume, a one-page statement of personal goals and their anticipated benefits […] Read More...
  • Scenic Arts Studios Video: Throughout the Years

    Stage Directions | Theatre Buzz | January 8, 2020Scenic Art Studios posted a wonderful video to wish all their scenic artists a Happy New Year and we thought it was well worth sharing. Enjoy!   Read More...
  • From the Q2Q Comics Archive #103: INCHES FROM DEATH

    Steve Younkins | Theatre Buzz | January 8, 2020Stage Directions brings you classic Q2Q Comics from the Q2Q Archive. Here’s #103: INCHES FROM DEATH from October 8, 2014. Read More...
  • The New York Musical Festival Ceases Operations

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | January 2, 2020The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced that it will cease operations immediately, citing “the arts funding crisis in the United States” as a main cause. The NYMF Board could see no clear path forward. The NYMF, started in 2004, was an annual three-week summer festival which presented and fostered the development of new […] Read More...
  • Legendary Broadway Composer Jerry Herman Dies at 88

    Stage Directions | Theatre Buzz | December 27, 2019The great Broadway composer-lyricist, Jerry Herman died on Thursday at the age of 88. His iconic contributions to the Broadway stage and musical theatre include Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles. His work was at times  considered old-fashioned but his show tunes continue to be among the most loved and well know works of […] Read More...
  • From the Q2Q Comics Archive #76: PRECAUTIONARY COFFEE

    Steve Younkins | Theatre Buzz | December 18, 2019Stage Directions brings you classic Q2Q Comics from the Q2Q Archive. Here’s #76: PRECAUTIONARY COFFEE from August 4, 2014. Read More...
  • Backstage Video: Seared Keeps Things Cooking Backstage

    Stage Directions | Theatre Buzz | December 18, 2019In this video from MCC Theater in NYC, they take a backstage look at the work of food prep Crew Member, Gabi Bazinet as she preps all the real and prop food that's needed for the restaurant-set play Seared: {youtube}v=HeyU0uSGvFQ{/youtube} Read More...
  • Backstage Video: UNCSA Scenic Technology Alumna Bridget Katzanek

    Stage Directions | Theatre Buzz | December 18, 2019In this video from UNCSA, Scenic Technology alumna Bridget Katzanek (D&P 2013) shares how attending the UNCSA School of Design and Production helped her to discover her path: {youtube} v=0gSHo9hZ8lM {/youtube} Read More...
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