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Adlib Launches the new Warehouse
Adlib Launches the new Warehouse

Adlib Launches Glasgow Warehouse with Oct. 13 Open Day Event

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GLASGOW, Scotland - More than 150 guests attended the launch of Adlib’s new warehouse and office facility in Glasgow on Oct. 13. Located on an industrial estate near Glasgow International Airport, the Open Day event welcomed guests from all industry sectors to get better acquainted with Adlib's partners and the gear they rent.

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Insomniac's Dreamstate event in Melbourn, Australia used Hog 4-driven Shapeshifters
Insomniac's Dreamstate event in Melbourn, Australia used Hog 4-driven Shapeshifters

Insomniac's Dreamstate in Melbourne, Australia Makes Use of HES Shapeshifters with Hog 4 Control

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MELBOURNE, Australia - American dance promoter Insomniac Events, the company behind the enormous Electric Daisy Carnival, teamed up with locals Symbiotic to bring its trance brand Dreamstate to Melbourne’s Hisense Arena on October 1 for a night of deep grooves and euphoric melodies, served up by Paul van Dyk, John O’Callaghan, Rank 1, Sneijder, Genix B2B Sunny Lax, and Mark Sixma. At the heart of Matt Chromatic's design were High End Systems Shapeshifters.

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Joe Bonamassa at the Greenwich Music Time festival in London
Joe Bonamassa at the Greenwich Music Time festival in London

Joe Bonamassa Tour Gets Adlib Assist

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Adlib again delivered lighting, sound, rigging and crew for the recent UK and European tour by  blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa and his band, which culminated with a headline show - recorded for DVD - at the ‘Greenwich Music Time’ festival staged in the grounds of London's historic Old Royal Naval College. 

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The new setup was used Shakespeare Trilogy, produced by  Donmar Warehouse at a new temporary theatre in London’s King’s Cross
The new setup was used Shakespeare Trilogy, produced by Donmar Warehouse at a new temporary theatre in London’s King’s Cross

Spotrack Makes London Debut

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Spotrack, a new system that turns moving lights into followspots under the control of a human operator, is now appearing nightly as a key element of the lighting design for the acclaimed Shakespeare Trilogy, produced by  Donmar Warehouse at a new temporary theatre in London’s King’s Cross. Four Spotrack systems are in use on the show, allowing four performers to be individually followed by four operators.

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Ehrlich Brothers
Ehrlich Brothers

Ehrlich Brothers Turn to WIcreations for Automation Assist with Frankfurt Stadium Show

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT - When the Ehrlich Brothers needed a bit of special production magic to move a giant set of scenic doors smoothly and horizontally on and offstage to top and tail the two acts for their impressive 2016 performance at the Commerzbank Stadium in Frankfurt, Germany, their production turned to Belgian automation specialist WIcreations.  “Magic - The Unique Stadium Show” is the first time that the magician duo has ever played a soccer stadium, and it also signaled the end of a sold-out 120-date arena tour by the Ehrlich brothers in spectacular style.

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LD Andreas Zollner made use of Steinigke Showtechnic's Eurolite and Futurelight fixtures.
LD Andreas Zollner made use of Steinigke Showtechnic's Eurolite and Futurelight fixtures.

Steinigke Showtechnic Donates Use of Show Technology for Musical Fundraiser Staged in Germany

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

HEIDENHEIM an der BRENZ, Germany — At the Benefit Musical Gala organized by musical sehnsucht e.V. on behalf of children with tumors or leukemia being treated in Ulm, Germany, Steinigke Showtechnic donated the use of its stage technology at no charge, allowing for 6,000 additional Euros to be given to support the kids in need. The gala event was held in Heidenheim in June, and the featured artists also performed at no charge.

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Madagascar Live
Madagascar Live

Dreamworks' 'Madagascar Live' Staged with Video Scenery from Avolites Ai Infinity RX Server

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ASIA - Dutch lighting designer Jan Kortbeek has been using Avolites Media's Ai Infinity RX server to control complex new media content for an updated version of the live musical theatre show of DreamWorks Animation's cartoon blockbuster Madagascar. The stage production has appeared in theaters around the world, most recently in China and the Middle East.

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Cape Town City Hall Concert Lit with Chauvet Professional Rogue Fixtures
Cape Town City Hall Concert Lit with Chauvet Professional Rogue Fixtures

Cape Town City Hall Concert Lit with Chauvet Professional Rogue Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – The historic building that once served as City Hall in Cape Town hosted “Africa Day eKapa!,” an annual concert celebrating the anniversary of the Organization of African Unity. LD Jean-Pierre Willson of Unfazed Productions used Chauvet Professional Rogue RH1 Hybrid and Rogue R2 Wash fixtures for the event.

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The company was founded by Magnus Jansson in 1995
The company was founded by Magnus Jansson in 1995

Woodlite Adds to Growing Inventory of Robe Fixtures with 100+ BMFLs

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

KARLSTAD, Sweden - Woodlite, a lighitng rental company near the university town of Karlstad, Sweden, which also maintains a facility in Stockholm, recently added more than 100 Robe BMFL moving lights to their inventory, bringing their current BMFL total to close to 330 fixtures. They also own nearly 350 Robe Pointes. The company was founded by Magnus Jansson in 1995 (pictured here).

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Hog 4
Hog 4

Sydney’s Whitlam Theatre Upgrades with Hog 4 Consoles

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SYDNEY - The Revesby Workers’ Club in southwest Sydney is a regular stop for premiere touring acts. Its concert venue, the Whitlam Theatre, seats 750 in ‘dinner mode’ and 1,400 in theatre mode. The theatre is known for its big PA and excellent audio facilities, but, until recently, its lighting systems were struggling to keep up with the demands of modern touring acts. Revesby has changed all that with the purchase of High End System’s Hog 4 console plus a Playback Wing 4, bringing their venue back in line with the best in Australia.

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