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EDDY Theatre Product Guide
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.
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...
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.
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.
Concert Sound, Theatrical Setting.
Patrick Dierson discusses the importance of selecting a good crew in terms of technical skills and the right personalities.
Products from Diamond Vision, Doremi Labs, Sony, Vista, Scharff Weisberg, Dataton, Sonic Foundry, Media100, JVC, and NEC.
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.
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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.
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