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'Chasing Rainbows' courtesy Goodspeed Opera House
'Chasing Rainbows' courtesy Goodspeed Opera House

Altman PHX LED Profile Spots are 'Chasing Rainbows' at The Goodspeed Opera House

Nook Schoenfeld
News

EAST HADDAM, CT – Regarded nationally as the home of the American Musical, Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, Connecticut, has produced over 250 musicals throughout its illustrious history. In their current production of Chasing Rainbows, the production team asked Tony Award-winner Ken Billington to oversee the lighting design behind the inspirational musical about the real road to "Oz" which celebrates the story of theatre-darling Judy Garland from childhood to stardom.

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Clouseau plays the Sports Palais

Painting with Light Delivers Stunning Show Design for Clouseau

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ANTWERP, BE - Belgian superstar rockers Clouseau ended the year and start 2017 on a high note with a large-scale version of their ‘Clouseau Danst’ tour concept, staged over four sold-out nights in December and January at the 20,000 capacity Antwerps Sportpaleis.Painting with Light delivered another spectacular show design encompassing lighting, video, stage, set and automation ... plus DMX controlled wristbands worn by  the audience each night.

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Photo by Jake Fabricius
Photo by Jake Fabricius

Descanso Gardens’ “Enchanted: Forest of Light” Makes Holiday Debut with MA Control Systems’ Support

Nook Schoenfeld
News

LOS ANGELES  – Descanso Gardens is a botanic garden open to the public and nationally accredited as a “museum of living collections. In a season filled with holiday light displays, Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, Los Angeles has debuted “Enchanted: Forest of Light,” a unique, interactive nighttime experience.  Visitors enjoy a one-mile walk through eight distinct lighting displays in some of the Gardens’ most beloved areas.  Six MA onPC systems were selected to control the lighting and interactivity for the majority of the displays. 

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Moving and Grooving for Clouseau Danst

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ANTWERP, BE. - Entertainment engineering specialists WIcreations supplied automation elements to help Belgian superstar rockers Clouseau ramp-up the drama and fun for their biennial end-of-year spectacular shows at the 20,000 capacity Antwerp Sportpaleis venue. The band is in the middle of playing four sold-out shows that started in December and conclude in January – following an extensive theatre tour ongoing through most of the year to support their innovative and popular “Clouseau Danst” album.

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Nothing But Thieves
Nothing But Thieves

Claypaky Provides Atmospheric Lighting Effects for Nothing But Thieves

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - In demand lighting and production designer Steven Bewley selected the Claypaky Mythos and Sharpy fixtures to create signature lighting looks for alternative rock band 'Nothing But Thieves' on their debut album tour, which ended with a sensational show at London's iconic O2 Academy Brixton. For the tour's UK leg Bewley, whose recent production design for rapper Wretch 32 received significant recognition across social media, enlisted 32 x Mythos and 10 x Sharpys from audio and lighting production specialist Nitelites.

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Capital Cities Plays Beneath Elation LED Rig at Bowery Ballroom in New York
Capital Cities Plays Beneath Elation LED Rig at Bowery Ballroom in New York

Capital Cities Plays Beneath Elation LED Rig at Bowery Ballroom in New York

Nook Schoenfeld
News

NEW YORK - The Bowery Ballroom in New York’s Bowery section of Manhattan is often cited as the best music club in the city. The live music venue houses an Elation LED lighting rig and attracts a wide variety of musical talent from well-known acts like Coldplay and The White Stripes to up and coming talent. Housed in a 1920’s Beaux Arts building, the Bowery Ballroom is a memorable date on any band’s touring calendar. On November 3rd American pop duo Capital Cities played a pair of shows at the venue as part of their fall 2016 tour.

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Granger Smith Tours With Shapeshifters

Nook Schoenfeld
News

AUSTIN - Country artist Granger Smith’s 2016 touring exposed the rising artist to even larger audiences, and featured a unique lighting design by Sean Semler that included 12 High End Systems SHAPESHIFTER C1s. Lured away from another artist, Sean says “Granger's live performance and overall attitude was just infectious to me - and here I am today.” Semler also spec'd a HOG 4 for this tour and says he instantly fell in love with it.

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High End Systems to Participate in NY Lighting Seminar

Nook Schoenfeld
News

NYC - High End Systems will be participating in sessions at Stage Seminars’ 12th annual Stage Lighting Super Saturday on January 14, 2017 at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. HES Northeast US Regional Sales Manager Scott Kinnebrew will be in attendance along with some of High End’s latest innovations. You are cordially invited to visit with Scott and get a closer look at HES’ revolutionary SolaRange and FX Series fixtures at the seminar. Coffee and donuts start at 8 AM and the event lasts until 6:30 PM.

For more details, visit www.stageseminars.com/workshop-sessions/lighting-sessions  

GoVision Elevates Two To Vice President Posts

Nook Schoenfeld
On the Move

 ARGYLE, TX – GoVision Founder & CEO Chris Curtis announced today that he has promoted two key members of his team to the vice president level. In recognition of their long term commitments to the organization Jeff Williams and Kristy Johnston were bestowed these honors effective immediately.

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