International News

GLP Impressions Part of Westlife’s “Where We Are” Tour Rig

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 18, 2010
LONDON - Designer Baz Halpin and show producer William Baker have created a new set for Westlife's Where We Are arena tour that includes 80 GLP Impression moving LED fixtures. The compact fixtures are positioned on ladders above the video screens to accentuate the height of the overall backdrop.
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City Theatrical Shipping Gear from U.K. Facility

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 14, 2010
LONDON - City Theatrical has expanded its premises in London to support additional business services for its European customers. The company is now shipping inventory from its U.K. location. Read More...

Adlib Lights Achmed The Dead Terrorist

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 14, 2010
LONDON - Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, known for his character Achmed The Dead Terrorist (and the catchphrase, "Siiilence,... I KEEL you!"), received support from Adlib Lighting and Sound. Dunham has been dubbed as "America's favorite comedian" by Time Magazine, and was the top-grossing standup act in North America for the past two years, according Pollstar.
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Coemar LEDs Light Centuries-Old Tower in Switzerland

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 14, 2010
SOLOTHURN, Switzerland - LEDs supplied by Coemar were used to light the Kulturm tower in late March. The tower, built in 1538, has been used for defense, as a granary, prison, bunker, and, most recently, as a multi-purpose cultural center for theatrical and art events. Read More...

Robe Launches UAE Operation

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 13, 2010
ABU DHABI, UAE - Robe launched Robe UAE to help distribute and market their Robe and Anolis brands in the Middle East. The new office is in the Makateb Business Centre, Abu Dhabi. Read More...

Jands Serves as Head Staging Contractor for $50 Million Glasshouse Project

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 12, 2010
PORT MACQUARIE, Australia - Designed by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects and opened in mid-2009, the $50 million Glasshouse arts center includes a 600-seat performing arts theatre, a 600-square-meter regional art gallery, a studio theatre, conference facilities and a community workshop. Jands served as head staging contractor for the project. Read More...

Entec Supplies the Australian Pink Floyd Show’s European Tour

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 11, 2010
LONDON - For the fifth time, Entec Sound & Light is supporting the U.K. and European tour for The Australian Pink Floyd Show (TAPS), providing lighting and video equipment plus crew. Read More...

PSI Supplies Gear, Crew for Theatre At The Mill

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 11, 2010
BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Production Services Ireland has completed the supply and installation of lighting and sound equipment at the new 400 seat Theatre At the Mill in Newtownabbey. Read More...

Milos Structure Supports Restaurant Opening in Bangkok

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 11, 2010
BANGKOK - P. Audio's recently-acquired Milos MR3 roofing system was used to stage opening festivities for the Red Ant restaurant near Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport. Read More...

“Zelig,” Italian TV Variety Show, Lit by Clay Paky

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 8, 2010
MILAN, Italy - The set for Zelig, a popular variety show on Italian TV, is being lit once again by an Clay Paky-dominated rig supplied by Renato Neri's Xenon. The fixture lineup includes Alpha Spot HPE 1200s, Alpha Spot 575s, Alpha Wash 575s, Stage Color 1200s, Stage Profile Pluses, CP Color 400s and Alpha Beam 300 motorized ACL lights. Read More...

Magazzini Generali Sets the Beat with Martin Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 7, 2010
MILAN - It's more than a disco, and Magazzini Generali has been equipped with an array of gear from Martin Professional that helps the space transform into a venue for concert performances, photo shoots, fashion shows, music festivals and theatrical performances. Read More...

Coemar Infinity M Makes Its Theatre Debut With “Phantom” Sequel

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• May 7, 2010
LONDON - Coemar's Infinity M fixtures made their theatrical début at the Adelphi Theatre in London with Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies. Paule Constable is using Infinity M moving head projectors supplied by White Light for the production, which is set to run until Oct. 23, 2010. Read More...
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