Working from home? Switch to the DIGITAL edition of Projection, Lights & Staging News. CLICK HERE to signup now!
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

News

  • Pabst Theater Group Upgrades Venues with HES Gear


    PLSN Staff | News | December 3, 2021MILWAUKEE – Through their association with Studio Gear LLC, the Pabst Theater Group has embraced High End Systems gear at their Milwaukee locations, most recently installing 20 SolaSpot 3000 fixtures in several venues. Seven of the new luminaires were rigged in Pabst Theater, with the remaining 13 installed in Riverside Theater. Additionally, the production team […] Read More...
  • Keith Hoagland Sets Stage for Aldean, Underwood at AMA Awards with CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | NewsNewsroom | December 3, 2021NASHVILLE– There were two superstars on the set when Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood performed their hit “If I Didn’t Love You” for the American Music Awards 2021 broadcast. But as Keith Hoagland saw it, there were really “three artists” he wanted to light. “The thing that leant a beautiful, extra dimension to this scene, […] Read More...
  • Vari-Lite VL10 Luminaires Shine Brightly on Marc Anthony’s Pa’lla Voy Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | December 2, 2021DALLAS – Multi-award winning Latin music star Marc Anthony has returned to the stage with his Pa’lla Voy tour, taking in 26-dates across North America with an arsenal of VL10 BEAMWASH luminaires from Vari-Lite, a Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) entertainment lighting brand. The VL10 delivers speed, versatility and an impressive 28,000 lumens to Lighting Designer Travis […] Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Craig Jacobs, Broadway Stage Manager

    Michael S. Eddy | NewsStage DirectionsTheater News | December 1, 2021Longtime Broadway Stage Manager, Craig Jacobs died on November 22, 2021. He will be memorialized with the the marquee of Broadway’s Majestic Theatre being dimmed on December 6, 2021 at 7:25 PM for one-minute. Jacobs was a long-time Production Stage Manager at the Majestic, the longtime home to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. […] Read More...
  • Global Crowd Management Alliance Forms to Unite for a Safer World

    PLSN Staff | International NewsNewsNewsroom | December 1, 2021The Global Crowd Management Alliance (GCMA) officially launched today, bringing together crowd managers, organizations, businesses, academics and individuals with a shared interest in safety from across the globe. The initiative, spearheaded by the United Kingdom Crowd Management Association (UKCMA), the Event Safety Alliance (ESA) and Event Safety Alliance Canada (ESAC) has board members from Australia, […] Read More...
  • Creative BackStage Goes Big with Close to 100 Chauvet Professional Fixtures for Jurassic Fight Night

    PLSN Staff | News | December 1, 2021PHOENIX – Boxing matches are inherently unpredictable. Some end with a sudden thud mere seconds after they start. Others are uninspired 12-round dances. Then there are those that serve up more than their share of dramatic moments. Pangea Land of Dinosaurs’ Jurassic Fight Night was no different, even if the combatants approaching the 40-foot by […] Read More...
  • Elation Lighting Covers Stage and Broadcast at New Citygate Church Campus

    PLSN Staff | News | December 1, 2021FOREST PARK, OH –  Citygate Church’s new campus in Forest Park, OH, enhances services for live and broadcast audiences using customizable lighting from Elation Professional, specified and installed by integration company S&L Integrated Systems. More information from Elation Lighting (www.elationlighting.com): “Pastors Eric and Kim Petree have always had a vision to become a multiple campus […] Read More...
  • Maroon 5, Brian Jenkins and Elation Find Their Groove on 2021 Fall Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | December 1, 2021Maroon 5 wrapped an early fall tour on Oct. 8 in Concord, CA, the conclusion to an 8-week return to the road.  LD Brian Jenkins used Elation lighting from Upstaging. The pop rock band played sheds across North America in support of “Jordi,” a summer release dedicated to band manager Jordan Feldstein, who passed away […] Read More...
  • City Theatrical Welcomes Al Crawford as General Manager

    PLSN Staff | NewsOn the MoveStage DirectionsTheater News | December 1, 2021NEW YORK – City Theatrical welcomes New York City-based lighting professional Al Crawford to its leadership team as general manager starting on Jan. 1, 2022. “Al has a unique leadership style gained from many years working on tour and in large entertainment projects,” says Gary Fails, president and founder of City Theatrical. “He can assess […] Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Michael “Mick” Anthony Thornton, 56

    Debi Moen | News | November 30, 2021BRADFORD, U.K. – Michael “Mick” Anthony Thornton, lighting/ production designer and tour manager, died Nov. 25, 2021 just short of his 57th birthday. Thornton was most known for his many years touring with The Moody Blues, along with The Cure, Black Sabbath, Bruce Dickinson, Slayer, Opeth, Roger Daltrey, Thin Lizzy, Alice Cooper, Gipsy Kings, Judas […] Read More...
  • Country in the Burg Creates Excitement and Intimacy with Chauvet Professional

    PLSN Staff | News | November 30, 2021CEDARBURG, WI– Once, when asked how he felt about touring, Billy Currington proclaimed “I want to go everywhere.” Recently, the multi-platinum star got to go 600 miles due north of Nashville to a small town outside Milwaukee to join fellow CMT Award winner, Kip Moore and other country stars for County in the Burg. The […] Read More...
  • Dude Perfect Takes Bandit Lites on Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | November 29, 2021NASHVILLE - Dude Perfect, the American sports and comedy group that specializes in trick shots, recently wrapped their 28-city North American tour with a lighting system provided by Bandit Lites. Cory and Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones and Tyler Toney presented the hijinks and stunts that garnered 50 million YouTube subscribers and more than 11 million Instagram followers. Read More...
The Latest News and Gear in Your Inbox - Sign Up Today!