Annie is fully redundant. At least from a projection point of view. Let me explain what I mean. Theatre is all about repeatability and redundancy. In order to protect the show against every reasonable trouble it may face, we develop systems of redundancy.
For the past six months, I’ve worked with video designer Peter Flaherty on converting the massively video-heavy show Sondheim on Sondheim from its original format of numerous moving video screens into something that can be produced by regional and smaller theatres.
I used to use Resolume heavily but had to move on to more stable and functional tools. However, having been greatly improved, Resolume Avenue is looking a lot better, and possibly ready for serious use in production.
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