International News

Vasco Rossi Tours Europe with Martin Luminaires

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 21, 2010
MILAN - Giovanni Pinna's lighting design for the latest Vasco Rossi tour includes 41 Martin MAC 700 Profiles, 27 MAC 700 Washes, 16 MAC 2000 Washes, 10 MAC 2000 Performances, 16 Stagebar 54s and 38 Atomic 3000 strobes. Limelite of Rome provided the Martin gear. Read More...

Two London Venues Opt For City Theatrical SHoW DMX

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 15, 2010
LONDON - The Royal National Theatre and the English National Opera have both added new SHoW DMX wireless DMX systems to their permanent lighting inventories. Read More...

Slovakian Eurovision Contest Lit with Robe

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 15, 2010
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - For a series of live TV shows staged to select the Slovak Republic's 2010 Eurovision song contest finalist, LD Martin Kubanka once again specified Robe moving light fixtures supplied by lighting rental company Q-99. Read More...

Prague Quadrennial 2011 Taking Shape

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 14, 2010
PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Organizers for the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space (PQ 2011) set for June 16 - 26, 2011, a showcase for trends in a variety of scenography disciplines from more than 60 countries, announced new locations, international jury selections, and an introduction of the series of symposia. Read More...

“Phantom” Sequel’s Cast Party Lit by White Light

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 14, 2010
LONDON - A cast and crew party for Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, was lit by White Light, which supplied the lighting rig to the show itself. The new musical is at London's Adelphi Theatre. The cast and crew party was held at Old Billingsgate Market and featured a Coney Island theme. Read More...

HSL Supports U.K. Tour for JLS

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2010
LONDON - HSL is supplying lighting equipment and crew to Production North for the current six-week U.K. tour by boyband JLS, a group that has become well-known as the runner-up on TV's X-Factor reality contest in 2008. Read More...

Red&Black Gets Multiple Hues with Robe and Anolis

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2010
ASTI, Italy - The Red & Black entertainment complex offers a bowling alley, casino, billiards room, bar restaurant and live entertainment stage, serving the needs of a wide audience. SI Line, which manages the entertainment venue, turned to Robe Multimedia for stage, effects and environmental lighting. Read More...

Yas Hotel’s LED-Lit Roof Relies on Artistic Licence, e:cue for Control

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2010
ABU DHABI, UAE - The LED-lit "Grid Shell" roof of the Yas Hotel, which opened late last year with the launch of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, works with a custom Rack-Split RDM RJ45 splitter from Artistic Licence that was designed and implemented by e:cue lighting control. Read More...

Alice in Wonderland Premiere Projected on Harkness Screen

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2010
LONDON - The premiere of Tim Burton's 3D Alice in Wonderland, at London's Odeon Leicester Square cinema, used a Harkness Spectral 240 screen, RealD XL and NEC projectors. Read More...

Theatrically-Lit Street Party Uses PixelRange Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2010
LONDON - The Ashwin Street Christmas Street Party was part of a $1.13 million London Development Agency-funded project to revitalize parts of London's Dalston area. It was also a showcase for a theatrical lighting design. Read More...

Global Design Solutions Names PRG Distributor

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 8, 2010
BRISTOL, U.K. - Global Design Solutions (GDS) named PRG Distribution as its exclusive distributor in a number of territories across Eastern Europe, Asia and South Africa. PRG Distribution also handles brands including Vari*Lite, Seachanger, Pathway, Lycian and Gekko. Read More...

Clay Paky Gear Chosen for Teatro Comunale di Bologna

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• March 8, 2010
BOLOGNA, Italy - The Teatro Comunale di Bologna was designed in the 17th century by Antonio Galli da Bibbiena, with a bell-shaped auditorium that consists of four tiers of boxes with a royal box and gallery. Clay Paky moving lights were chosen to enhance the lighting without detracting from the aural experience. Read More...
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