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  • New York State Launches $100 Million New York City Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Credit

    Michael S. Eddy | NewsStage DirectionsTheater News | July 27, 2021Post-Pandemic Program Will Encourage Reopening of Broadway Productions as Part of State’s Comprehensive Economic Recovery Initiative   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the launch of the new $100 million New York City Musical and Theatrical Production Tax Credit, designed to help revitalize an industry vital to the state’s continued economic recovery. This program will further jump-start […] Read More...
  • Think IP65 is only about water protection? Think again. Discover all the advantages of IP-rated lighting on Elation July 29th Coffee Break

    PLSN Staff | News | July 27, 2021  LOS ANGELES – As lighting professionals the world over increasingly discover the benefits of IP-rated lighting, Alistair Smyth and Frederik Afif will use the July 29th Elation Coffee Break to talk about environmental protection beyond water and moisture, and reveal some of the tips and tricks pros can use to get the most out […] Read More...
  • ADJ 7P HEX IP LED Pars Illuminate Pop-up Mini Golf Event At New York’s Vanderbilt Museum

    PLSN Staff | News | July 26, 2021NEW YORK – The Vanderbilt Golf Classic AKA Vandyland was a candy-themed pop-up mini golf experience that enjoyed a successful month-long run earlier this year. Kicking off the 2021 season at New York’s historic Vanderbilt Museum & Planetarium, the attraction included after dark sessions that combined an animated video show projection-mapped onto one of the […] Read More...
  • AIP Acquires CAT Entertainment Services

    PLSN Staff | News | July 26, 2021MEMPHIS – Allied Industrial Partners LLC, an industrial-focused private equity firm, has acquired CAT Entertainment Services, a provider of mobile power generation, power distribution, and temperature control services.  The acquisition is a carve-out from Ring Power Corp., a Caterpillar dealer, which will retain a minority stake in the business. The company, which will be rebranded […] Read More...
  • The Theatre Leadership Project Announces New Company Management Program

    Stage Directions | NewsStage DirectionsTheater News | July 26, 2021  NEW YORK – The Theatre Leadership Project (TTLP), an ambitious nonprofit aimed at providing resources to programs that seek to diversify commercial theatre leadership, has launched its latest endeavor designed to develop BIPOC company managers and assistant company managers for Broadway productions. TTLP’s Company Management Program will offer fellowships featuring supplemental opportunities for continued […] Read More...
  • Concealing High-Tech, Revealing Worship

    PLSN Staff | News | July 22, 2021  SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – Inspiring and spiritually guiding congregants is the most vital role of a house of worship Modern churches employ a vast amount of audio and video technology to relay their message. Anything from video walls, projectors, screens, speakers, microphones, amps and more, can come into play at some point during a service. […] Read More...
  • Theatre Production Survey from Production on Deck

    Michael S. Eddy, Stage Directions | NewsStage DirectionsTheater News | July 22, 2021Production on Deck, led by Production Manager, David Dstew Stewart, has teamed up with Porsche McGovern to conduct a survey of What’s going on with our production folx in the theatre industry? They have a good idea, but they want to move from the anecdotal to actual data. If you are, or were, a production […] Read More...
  • Steppenwolf Theatre Chooses New Co-Artistic Directors: Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis

    Michael S. Eddy, Stage Directions | NewsStage DirectionsTheater News | July 22, 2021CHICAGO - Steppenwolf Theatre Company recently named ensemble members Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis Artistic Directors. The appointments continue Steppenwolf's tradition of putting artistic leadership in the hands of ensemble members. This, however, is the first time that co-artistic leaders have been appointed. Read More...
  • Mason Felps Creates Big Looks For Alan Jackson Benefit Show With CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | News | July 22, 2021  NEWNAN, GA – Alan Jackson’s roots run deep. This shines through in his music, which draws much of its emotional power from his upbringing in rural Georgia, while reflecting the region’s down home values. This summer the multi Grammy and CMA winner demonstrated (as he has so often in the past), that this connection […] Read More...
  • Actors’ Equity Association Announces ‘Open Access,’ Expanding Eligibility for Union Membership

    Stage Directions | NewsStage DirectionsTheater News | July 21, 2021As the live arts industry begins to restart, and work increases as the pandemic diminishes, Actors’ Equity Association, the national union representing more than 51,000 professional stage managers and actors in live theatre, has announced a new Open Access membership policy, allowing any theatre worker who can demonstrate they have worked professionally as an actor […] Read More...
  • Clifford Michael Spulock Creates Light Scenery for Stryke Percussion with Chauvet Professional

    PLSN Staff | News | July 21, 2021PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - The Stryke Percussion ensemble has thrilled audiences with elaborate set elements that, prior to Covid-19, included an actual airplane. For a recent video, recorded with Covid precautions in place, Clifford Michael Spulock used Chauvet fixtures to create visual drama. Read More...
  • Transformation Church Upgrades Worship Service Production with Ayrton Levante Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | News | July 21, 2021INDIAN LAND, SC - Transformation Church (TC), a multiethnic, multigenerational, mission-shaped community outside Charlotte in Indian Land, SC, has added Ayrton Levante fixtures to its inventory of equipment used in producing worship services. TC acquired the Levantes from SES Integration. Read More...
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