Coming in July 2003!

AD CLOSING: May 14, 2003
MATERIALS DUE: May 23, 2003
TRADESHOW DISTRIBUTION: PLASA,
Broadway Lighting & Sound Master Classes and EDDY Awards, NY



Special Supplement:
EDDY Theatre Product Guide

SPECIAL REPORT:
ARCHITECTURE - HIGH SCHOOL THEATRES

Despite current economic troubles, new high school theatres continue to sprout up around the country with the latest in high-tech gear. ED looks at four recently completed projects.

Weatherford High School
A recently completed project Weatherford, Texas, featuring an 1,800-seat black box theatre. Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon, & Williams served as consultants and acousticians on the project, with Texas Scenic Company installing the lighting, sound and video (subcontracting the latter two aspect through Electro-Acoustics and Video). Participating vendors include ETC and Wenger.

The Minnie Evans Performing Arts Center
A 1,000-seat space on the campus Veterans Park in Wilmington, NC, equipped with professional-grade theatrical lighting and rigging capabilities and includes a state-of-the-art production and control room. Boney Architects served as architects on the project; Acoustic Dimensions was acoustic consultant. Vendors include Wenger, ETC, Altman, Lycian, Yamaha, Shure, Telex, Denon, Barbizon, and CRS Technologies.

The Paul R. Cramer Center for the Arts
The Paul R. Cramer Center for the Arts at the Steward School in Richmond, VA, includes a 500-seat proscenium theatre and a black box seating 115, plus lots of support spaces, rehearsal rooms, an art gallery, and offices. The architect was Marcellus Wright Cox & Smith of Richmond; Theatre Projects Consultants were the consultants on the project. Vendors include ETC, Secoa, and GALA.

THEATRE

Nine
A star-studded cast, including Antonio Banderas in the lead, highlights this Broadway revival of the Tony Award winning musical by Maury Yeston, produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company. The design team includes Scott Pask (sets), Victoria Mortimer (costumes), Brian MacDevitt (lights), Jon Weston (sound), and Jauchem & Meeh (effects). Vendors include ETC, Mole-Richardson, Strand, Arri, Fiberstar, Lycian, High End Systems, Wybron, City Theatrical, Martin, DHA, Motion Labs, and Flying Pig.

Also in this issue...

CENTERLINE Q&A
A chat with set designer Adrianne Lobel, who has donned the producer’s hat for Frog & Toad, a musical based on the children’s books written by her father that recently transferred to Broadway.

DESIGNER PROFILE

Alexander Dodge
The son of an architect, this busy set designer (Hedda Gabler on Broadway, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Toward the Somme at Lincoln Center, Hunchback of Notre Dame at the Stratford Festival), Dodge talks to Davi Napoleon about the role architecture plays in his design process.

TECHNOLOGY

Concert Sound, Theatrical Setting.

ON LIGHTING

Patrick Dierson discusses the importance of selecting a good crew in terms of technical skills and the right personalities.

ON PROJECTION

Products from Diamond Vision, Doremi Labs, Sony, Vista, Scharff Weisberg, Dataton, Sonic Foundry, Media100, JVC, and NEC.

PRODUCT NEWS

New products from Wybron, AutoStage, Pop-Out Furniture, AC Lighting Ltd, Antari, Apex, BSS Audio, Chauvet, Gold Line, iLight, L'Acoustics, Martin, NEC Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America, SGM, TerraSonde, VXCO, Pulse, and the Laser Products Division of Omnisistem.

PLUS A SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT:
EDDY THEATRE PRODUCT GUIDE


Guaranteed product photo and product write-up in the EDDY Theatre Product Guide.
This special supplement, to be mailed with the July issue of Entertainment Design and given out to all participants of the BLMC/BSMC, will showcase new and indispensable gear that participating manufacturers feel no working theatre designer should be without. Specific products or entire lines may be included. The guide will also feature comments by BLMC chair Jules Fisher and BSMC chair Abe Jacob, as well as a rundown of all the ED Products of the year.

INCLUDES

  • 500 Reprints per advertiser

  • Banner on the EDDY Theatre Product microsite version online. Featured on four ED e*wire weekly newsletters weeks of June 9, 16, 23, and 30 (10,000 email subscribers each week!)

  • CHECK OUT THE SAMPLE PAGE



entertainmentdesignmag.com
Your company could be a sponsor on our Web site! Contact your ED sales managers for exclusive online marketing opportunities.
Visit our media center to view our rates for web advertising.

ED Marketplace Rates

Want your message seen by 10,000 potential customers?
Visit www.primediabusinessdirect.com today to learn about Entertainment Design's list rental opportunities.

Get your 2003 MEDIA PLANNER, or contact Deanna Andrews for a copy today.

SALES MANAGERS:

Adrienne Gurman
International Sales Manager
212-204-1817/ Fax 913-514-3614
agurman@primediabusiness.com

Holly O'Hair
Southwestern Sales Manager
909-676-7700/ Fax 909-695-4490
hohair@primediabusiness.com

Aimee Eckert
Sales Manager
212-204-1814/ Fax 212-204-1824
aeckert@primediabusiness.com

Deanna Andrews
Classified Advertising Sales
212-204-1806/ Fax 913-514-3600
dandrews@primediabusiness.com

PLEASE SEND YOUR ARTWORK TO:
Merrill Collins
Production Coordinator
Lighting Dimensions/Entertainment Design
11 River Bend Drive South
Stamford, CT 06907
Ph: 203.358.4163/Fax: 203.358.5857
email: mailto:mcollins@primediabusiness.com

ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN
A PRIMEDIA Business Magazines & Media Publication
249 West 17th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Ph: (212) 204-1806/Fax: (212) 204-1823
www.entertainmentdesignmag.com

PRODUCERS OF:

Broadway Lighting & Sound Master Classes
June 26-29, 2003
New York, New York

The EDDY Awards
June 27, 2003
New York, New York

LDI 2003
November 21-23, 2003
Orlando, Florida