An interview with scenic artist Arnold Abramson, presented in conjunction with The Broadway Technical Theatre History Project at Purchase College–SUNY, is part of Live Design's 2013 Scenic Design Master Classes
With Scarlett Johansson in the role of Maggie, the Broadway revival of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof sizzles, as the action unfolds at the Richard Rogers Theatre in what Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls “a palatial bedroom of a set by Christopher Oram.”
Donald Holder and Randy Zaibek tackle the subject “The LED Revolution—Looking Forward” on Friday, June 1, at the 2013 Broadway Lighting Master Classes, with an objective look at the pros and cons of LED fixtures versus traditional sources, and how the use of LED's can affect perception and the overall intention of a design.
Neil A. Mazzella, chairman of Hudson Scenic Studio, Hudson Sound & Light, and Hudson Theatrical Associates, is the recipient of a Distinguished Achievement Award at USITT 2013 for his impact in technical production. Live Design chats with Mazzella about the past, present, and future of the biz…