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Jul 09, 2009

Jake Berry By The Numbers

Production director Jake Berry discusses touring with three separate structures, er, claws, preparing for that all important second show, and other....More
Jul 08, 2009

Photo Gallery: The Expandable Screen

A look at some of the components of the expandable video screen used on U2 360°, along with shots of the set up and the screen in action on opening....More
Jul 07, 2009

Mark Fisher On Engineering And Building The Claw

U2 360 production designer Mark Fisher discusses working with Stageco and Atelier One to engineer and build The Claw....More
Jul 03, 2009

Willie on Pitching The Claw To The Band

Willie recalls the first time he went in to pitch The Claw to the band, without Mark Fisher, Jake Berry, or any other ideas....More
Jul 01, 2009

Photo Gallery: Finally, Some Shots of the Stage

Now that the show has officially kicked off, we figured we'd get on the bandwagon and show some shots of The Claw, taken prior to the June 30 opening....More
Jul 01, 2009

Jake Berry On The Logistics of U2 360°

U2 360° production director Jake Berry discusses the challenges of juggling three separate builds of The Claw in three different cities, while....More
Jul 01, 2009

Mark Fisher On The Evolution of The Claw

Production designer Mark Fisher discusses taking show director Willie Williams' initial inspiration of the Theme Building at LAX and coming up with a....More
Jul 01, 2009

Willie On The Inspiraton For The Set

U2 360 show director/Designer Willie Williams describes the path that led to the creation of The Claw....More
Jul 01, 2009

Designer Sketchbook: Incarnations of The Claw

Production designer Mark Fisher and his team at Stufish worked on numerous sketches and concepts before arriving at the final look of The Claw; below....More
Jun 30, 2009

Photo Gallery: Putting Up The Lights in Barcelona

Some deeply geeked out shots of the installation of the lighting rig for the U2 360 tour in Barcelona....More
Jun 30, 2009

Photo Gallery: Deep Inside The Belly of U2's Claw

Even more geeked out shots, these coming from the inner workings of the set, shot during the build in Barcelona....More
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