The revival of the 1973 musical Gigi opened this past spring on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre, with the talents of set designer Derek McLane, lighting designer Natasha Katz, and sound designer Kai Harada.
Having seen and admired lighting designer Rob Sinclair’s design for the Pet Shop Boys Electric tour, show/creative director William Baker asked Sinclair to come onboard for Kylie Minogue's Kiss Me Once Tour.
I never thought that, almost 20 years later, I would get to meet Steve Cohen, the lighting designer for that tour, and get to see his new production design for Billy Joel’s residency performances at Madison Square Garden.
Technical directors and prop masters live and die by their "Bag-O-Tricks." No matter how complicated the show is, there are usually one or two items that a resourceful technician can pull and/or modify from stock....More
Production and lighting designers Steve Lieberman and Seth Jackson discuss how to create engaging environments that suit the needs of the client; dealing with artists’ riders; fiscal responsibilities of a designer; and scaling creative from small festivals to massives....More