Imagine if your company won an award for excellence in its field and you were invited to be feted at a gala awards ceremony. Then imagine that, instead of just accepting the award, your company had the opportunity to show those gathered how much you deserve the award by staging the ceremony.
As the peppy strains of the song “Goodbye Earl” fill Madison Square Garden, the trio known as the Dixie Chicks hit the stage on their current world tour, “Top of the World.” Simultaneously, animated frying pans, hams, and skulls-and-crossbones fly across LED video screens.
All of the (very) young people who are now counting Britney Spears' tour last year as their first live show ever will no doubt be disappointed by every other concert that follows — at least when it comes to sheer spectacle. With 18 trucks of equipment, a full band, eight dancers, the requisite massive lighting and video system, myriad costume changes, and every major special effect ...
At the 2014 Broadway Projection Master Classes in the session "Focus On Broadway II," video designer Ben Pearcy of 59 Productions (War Horse) discusses 59 Productions’ work on this season’s productions of Big Fish, Hedwig And The Angry Inch, and Les Miserables....More
2014 Tony nominee Peter Hylenski—whose prior Tony Award nominations were for Motown, The Scottsboro Boys, and Rock Of Ages—discusses his sound design for three current Broadway musicals: Bullets Over Broadway, Rocky, and After Midnight (for which he received this year's Tony nomination)....More