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  • Clifford Spulock Lights Two Worlds in Man of la Mancha with CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | News | February 10, 2020  WEST PALM BEACH — Imagination sets us free. The wisdom of this adage is brought vividly to life in the Mitch Lee and Joe Darion classic Man of la Mancha. Inspired by Don Quixote, the multi-Tony Award winning musical stands as a monument to the soaring power of the human spirit to shine in […] Read More...
  • FROST Chicago and FROST Florida Acquire Ayrton Diablos and GHIBLIs for Event Production

    PLSN Staff | News | February 10, 2020  CHICAGO – Full-service event production companies FROST Chicago and FROST Florida have added Ayrton Diablos and GHIBLIs to their lighting inventories.  The acquisitions mark their first purchase of Ayrton products, which are distributed exclusively in North America by ACT Lighting, Inc. More details from Ayrton (www.ayrton.eu): FROST Florida took delivery of GHIBLI LED spot […] Read More...
  • Elation Proteus Fixtures Shine during Damp Stadium Shows on Muse Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | February 10, 2020LONDON - Elation Proteus Hybrid IP65 moving heads gave some peace of mind to the crews supporting Muse's Simulation Theory tour last summer. LD Sooner Routhier designed the looks for the shows, which started early in 2019 and wrapped in October. She credited Proteus as “the perfect fixture for our needs.” Read More...
  • Robe T1s for NTS Panopticon Production

    PLSN Staff | News | February 10, 2020  EDINBURGH – The National Theatre of Scotland’s acclaimed production of The Panopticon at The Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, directed by Debbie Hannan and lit by Simon Wilkinson, was the first stage production of Jenni Fagan’s visceral and brutal narrative of life and friendship. More details from Robe (www.robe.cz): It follows the journey of 15-year-old […] Read More...
  • The Lightpower Collection Continues to Support Behind the Scenes Through the Work of Neal Preston

    PLSN Staff | News | February 9, 2020  ANAHEIM – The Behind the Scenes booth at the recent NAMM Show proved to be a hit once again for fans of Neal Preston’s iconic Rock’n’Roll photography. The exhibit was made possible by the generosity of the Lightpower Collection. Lightpower, founded in 1978 in Germany, is an internationally established distributor for stage and studio […] Read More...
  • Chris Tomlin’s Christmas Songs of Worship Tour Supported by Bandit Lites, Forge Designs

    PLSN Staff | News | February 6, 2020NEW YORK - Grammy-award winner Chris Tomlin recently completed his Christmas Songs of Worship tour with a sold-out concert at the Beacon Theater in New York. Bandit Lites worked with the Forge Designs team to supply a lighting system for the conclusion of his 2019 touring season, which included a 30-city, six-week spring tour as well as a 20-city fall tour. Read More...
  • The Tonight Show Tapes in Texas with TurboRay

    PLSN Staff | News | February 6, 2020AUSTIN – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is already enjoying TurboRay fixtures this season in its New York City studio, under Lighting Director Fred Bock. So when the show trekked to Texas for a taping in Austin, 24 of the special effect LED wash lights were designed into the rig at Bass Concert Hall. […] Read More...
  • Michael T. Strickland Honored with Lifetime Visionary Award at Parnelli Awards

    PLSN Staff | News | February 5, 2020  ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – At the 2020 Parnelli Awards, Bandit founder Michael T. Strickland was presented with the Visionary Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering work in the entertainment lighting business. The awards, hailed as the Grammy’s of the Live Event Industry, were held during The NAMM Show at the Anaheim Hilton’s Pacific Ballroom to […] Read More...
  • Solotech Recognized as the Lighting Company of The Year at The Parnelli Awards

    PLSN Staff | News | February 5, 2020  ANAHEIM, CA,– Solotech was recently recognized with the Parnelli Award as Lighting Company of the Year for their work supporting P!nk’s The Beautiful Trauma World Tour. The 19th edition of the Parnelli Awards were held on January 17, 2020 in Anaheim, CA during The NAMM Show. Presented by Timeless Communications, publishers of PLSN and […] Read More...
  • An All-Star Lineup to Speak at the 2020 New World Rigging Symposium

    PLSN Staff | News | February 5, 2020HOUSTON – Don’t miss the chance to hear some of the rigging world’s foremost experts at the 2020 New World Rigging Symposium! The third annual NWRS will take place March 31 – April 1st in Houston, TX in conjunction with the USITT Conference and Stage Expo. The event provides an opportunity to learn from those […] Read More...
  • Versatile Ayrton Diablos Keep Busy at RTHAV

    PLSN Staff | News | February 4, 2020  CLEVELAND – Cleveland-based RTHAV, a brand company of Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc., finds its new Ayrton Diablo LED profile luminaires are flying off the shelves.  “We got the second shipment of Diablos in the US, and since they arrived last summer they’ve only been in the shop a matter of days,” says […] Read More...
  • Bandit Illuminates Surfaces North American Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | February 4, 2020  NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites was proud to provide a lighting package for Texas based indie-rock duo surfaces most recent tour. Comprised of Forrest Frank and Colin Padalecki, surfaces released their first full-length album, surf, in 2017 followed by their 2019 summer soundtrack, where the light is. With Spotify reporting more than 82 million […] Read More...
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