Tuesday, May 11, 2021

DPA Microphones Introduces Two New Headset Microphones by Michael Eddy

DPA Microphones announces the 4466 CORE Omnidirectional and 4488 CORE Directional Headset Microphones. Based on the design of the company’s groundbreaking 6066 Subminiature Headsets, the n…

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Monday, May 10, 2021

CHAUVET Professional: Ovation Rêve E-3 LED Ellipsoidal by Michael Eddy

The new Chauvet Ovation Rêve E-3, a next generation ellipsoidal that’s designed to create an array of vivid colors as well as variable whites. Incorporating advanced LED technology, the v…

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Theatre Communications Group Launches New Round of Rising Leaders of Color Program by Michael Eddy

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the participants in the sixth round of its Rising Leaders of Color (RLC) Program. The partic…

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Friday, May 7, 2021

USITT Community Conversations | Costume Design Professionals Webinar Replay by Michael Eddy

USITT hosted one of its Community Conversation webinars, this time speaking with Costume Designers. In case you missed it the first time it aired, or would like to re-watch it, here you go. …

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Wenger & J.R. Clancy | A Partnership for the Future by Michael Eddy

In 2011, Wenger acquired J.R. Clancy, Inc. The two companies share a long history of collaboration and a proud tradition of market-leading innovation, safety, and customer service. In celebr…

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Avolites Celebrates 45th Anniversary by Michael Eddy

Avolites is celebrating its 45th anniversary today. First established in 1976 under a railway arch in Hammersmith, London, from its first touring dimmer rack, the landmark Avolites LD dimmer…

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North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference Announces Virtual Conference Dates by Michael Eddy

The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 20, 21, and 22, 2021. Conference Director, Bill Sapsis e…

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TSDCA Announces their Sixth Annual Meeting, Now Online and Open to the Public by Michael Eddy

The Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association (TSDCA) announced their sixth annual membership meeting, with free events being held online for both members as well as the general p…

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Green Hippo: Hippotizer v4.6 Media Server Software by Michael Eddy

Green Hippo has released a major upgrade to its Hippotizer software which introduces an entirely new design, pre-programming, and content delivery workflow. Version 4.6 builds on the familia…

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The Actors Fund Releases Survey from People Helped in Performing Arts & Entertainment by Michael Eddy

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, recently released a new survey of 7,163 people helped through February 28, 2021. …

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

CIC Feature l Arnold S. Levine Millinery & Crafts by Michael Eddy

The Costume Industry Coalition (CIC) has been created to highlight the amazing work of its members in the New York costume fabrication industry. This week they are taking a look at Arnold S.…

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2021 Lucille Lortel Awards | Replay by Michael Eddy

The Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre presented the 36th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, benefiting The Actors Fund, on Sunday, May 2. The pre-taped special honored all the ar…

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USITT & No More 10/12s Replay | The Impact on Caregivers Webinar by Michael Eddy

USITT and No More 10-Out-Of-12s held a webinar on the impact that 10-Out-Of-12 tech rehearsals have on caregivers. Here is a replay of that webinar:

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ESA | Event Safety Podcast Episode 36: Emotional Safety by Michael Eddy

In this special episode of the The Event Safety Podcast, ESA President Jim Digby is joined by Meegan Holmes (Global Sales Manager, 8th Day Sound/Clair Global) and R. Christopher Maxwell (Sta…

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Broadway League | Broadway Resumes Ticket Sales Aiming for Fall Comeback by Michael Eddy

May 5, 2021—With guidance from Governor Andrew Cuomo, based on current health trends and subject to continuing improvement of public health and vaccination rates, as well as the state’s …

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Behind the Scenes Supports First National Mental Health Action Day by Michael Eddy

Amidst a dire mental health crisis more than a year into COVID-19, the Behind the Scenes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative announces its participation with more than 600 organi…

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Opening Soon at the Morgan Library & Museum: Architecture, Theater, and Fantasy: Bibiena Drawings from the Jules Fisher Collection by Kathy Eddy

The first exhibition dedicated to Bibiena drawings in the United States in more than thirty years, the Morgan Library & Museum’s Architecture, Theater, and Fantasy: Bibiena Drawings fr…

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Virtual Showlight 2021 Confirms Speakers, Date, and Venue: May 25, 2021 – Online by Michael Eddy

Showlight is delighted to reveal the speakers for its one-day online Virtual Showlight on May 25, 2021. In a snapshot of the full Showlight event, an exciting series of papers will be presen…

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Stagecraft Industries Announces Gavin Christensen as New Dimming and Controls Specialist by Michael Eddy

Stagecraft Industries announces that Gavin Christensen has joined its team in the position of Dimming and Controls Specialist. An Oregon native, he attended Western Oregon University studyin…

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4Wall | Virtual Vendor Showcase, May 24 – May 31 by Michael Eddy

Join 4Wall Entertainment for its 2nd annual Virtual Vendor Showcase which takes place Monday, May 24 starting at 9:00 a.m. PDT through Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11:00 p.m. PDT. There will be l…

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Monday, May 3, 2021

BML-Blackbird Names Brad Kaplan as General Manager by Michael Eddy

BML-Blackbird is pleased to announce that Brad Kaplan has been promoted to General Manager. Kaplan joined BML in July of 2019 as a Project Manager bringing over 25 years of entertainment ind…

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Capacity Restrictions on NYC Theaters, including Broadway, Lifted as of May 19th BUT Reopening Still Likely to be Fall 2021 by Kathy Eddy

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state-mandated capacity restrictions, which shutdown Broadway on March 12, 2020, will be lifted May 19 in New York City. Theaters, including…

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A.R.T. | The Lunch Room Roundtable Discussion with Three Stage Managers, May 4 by Michael Eddy

Coming up on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, is the next episode of The Lunch Room from the American Repertory Theater where they have a roundtable discussion with three Stage Manage…

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Sennheiser: HM 200 Headmic by Michael Eddy

Designed for theater, broadcasting, and music applications, the new Sennheiser HM 200 uses the popular MKE 1 capsule Sennheiser has launched the HM 200, a sturdy yet lightweight headmic that…

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Sunday, May 2, 2021

Steppenwolf Announces Artistic Leadership Transition by Michael Eddy

Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro will Step Down Upon Completion of her Contract in August 2021 On May 2, 2021, Steppenwolf Theatre Company shared that Anna D. Shapiro, who has served as Art…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Vax4Live Coalition Pushes for Vaccine Awareness and the Safe Return of Live Events by Michael Eddy

The National Independent Talent Organization (NITO) and several partners with a big stake in the safe return of live events are launching a campaign for vaccine awareness. It’s called Vax4…

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Applications Now Open for The Prince Fellowship for Theatre Management & Producing by Michael Eddy

The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that applications are now open for the 2021 Fellowship program. The Prince Fellowship, formerly k…

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Broadway Stage Management Symposium | Annual Stage Manager Conference, May 21-24 by Michael Eddy

Expanded Online Intensive for Stage Managers features over 40 Broadway Professionals and 20 Sessions After a very challenging year for theatre workers everywhere, the Broadway Stage Manageme…

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Hair and Wig Designer Mia Neal Wins Academy Award for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by Michael Eddy

For the first time ever, two Black women have won an Oscar for makeup and styling at the 93rd annual Academy Awards. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom hair department head Mia Neal and Jamika Wilso…

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Costume Designer Ann Roth Wins the Academy Award for her Work on Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by Michael Eddy

Theater and film Costume Designer Ann Roth was awarded the 2021 Oscar for her costume design work on the Netflix drama Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Here’s a video of Don Cheadle introducing…

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Altman Lighting Promotes Tom Casazza by Michael Eddy

Altman Lighting has promoted Tom Casazza to Senior Regional Sales Manager. Casazza has been with Altman for more than a decade, and his promotion will allow for enhanced mentorship of new sa…

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