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Articles Tagged Theatre

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/29/16 08:44 AM,
    The MCH (Messe Center Herning) group is one of Scandinavia’s largest congress centers, based in the city of Herning, mid Jutland, Denmark, with large buildings and arenas for hosting conferences, sports events and rock concerts. The group has just installed new d&b audiotechnik loudspeakers into its theatre in Herning town center, which will be used for both conferences and live music events. The decision to select d&b was made by a team of in-house and external professionals after presentations and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Monday, November 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/28/16 12:38 PM,
    Audio technology from Harman Professional Solutions is playing a role in the six month Dutch touring production of the musical Hair, utilizing a JBL rig supplied by Story Sound. Known for its immortal songs such as Let The Sunshine In, Aquarius and I Got Life, this timeless hippie classic has been re-imagined under the direction of Carline Brouwer and is, according to Story Sound managing director, Michael Story, a wonderful piece of story-telling; so getting the balance of dialogue intelligibility… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudioSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 11/28/16 09:22 AM,
    The Musikalische Komödie (“Musical Comedy”), a division of the Leipzig Opera in Germany, has decided for an audio solution from the Dutch sound system manufacturer Alcons Audio. The focus of the house, which is known far beyond the city limits as “MuKo”, is on operettas and musicals, and increasingly also on ballet performances. As the sound system of the auditorium had gotten old, a modern solution was being sought that would satisfy the needs of the 520-seating, acoustically demanding room… View this story
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  • Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/22/16 10:22 AM,
    Meyer Sound LEO Family line arrays have been tapped to anchor the sound for some of the most talked-about new shows both on Broadway and heading out on national tours. New shows in New York include Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, the Cats revival and the annual holiday spectacular at the Radio City Music Hall. In addition, the tours of Fun Home and Finding Neverland are both carrying LEOPARD line array systems. Natasha, Pierre & The Great… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 11/22/16 08:55 AM,
    This summer, Lucas Lafferty, owner of DK Audio Video, got a call from Michael Pickering, music director at the Community College of Aurora. The college’s 140-seat Larry D. Carter Theater was in desperate need of an audio upgrade. Working with Marshank Group representative CJ Lewis, Lafferty put together a brand new sound reinforcement package for the venue featuring Powersoft’s X4 amplifier. “A lot of schools, churches, and events centers in Colorado are pretty far behind in terms of audio technology,”… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVInstallationSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, November 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/08/16 09:25 AM,
    Energy Transformation Systems announces the InstaMusician A-V Panel. The InstaMusician Balun is now available in a newly designed InstaMusician A-V Panel which comes with MXLRs (SDS906) and FXLRs (SDS909). The InstaMusician Baluns have been widely used in many Broadway theaters. As sound designer, Shannon Slaton says “They work. Plug them in and you have no worries. Installation and testing are a snap plus the orchestra pit is tidy. Set-up and dismantling are quick and easy. By using Cat5 or better… View this story
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    PSW Staff 11/08/16 09:01 AM,
    The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) is one of nine colleges of the Rochester Institute of Technology, a career-oriented, technological university. Over 18,000 undergraduate students from around the world, including more than 1,200 who are hard of hearing, come to the RIT campus every year to take advantage of the benefits of an RIT/NTID education because it’s the right fit for them. The Panara Theatre is a performing arts space used by students at NTID as part of… View this story
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  • Thursday, November 03, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/03/16 07:24 AM,
    A new Municipal Theatre recently opened its doors in the city of Chillán in central Chile. Established as a modern center for the arts and culture, the venue is equipped with a new technology suite based around Allen & Heath’s dLive digital mixing system. The 1300 capacity venue will host a diverse event program of opera, ballet, plays and music concerts, from visiting national and international production companies. Claudio Nadeau Molina from AV company, AudioMusica Proyectos, was appointed to design… View this story
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  • Wednesday, November 02, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/02/16 02:06 PM,
    First opened in 1816, Trondheim’s Trøndelag Teater is the oldest Scandinavian stage in continuous use. A major 1990s rebuilding project saw the original auditorium, the Gamle Scene (The Old Stage), incorporated into a modern complex which added three further stages of different sizes. This year, further investment has seen Alcons Audio QR24/QM24 pro-ribbon loudspeakers installed in the Gamle Scene. The new system comprises five Alcons QR24 and QM24 modular, pro-ribbon column arrays per side, powered by two Alcons Sentinel 10… View this story
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    PSW Staff 11/02/16 07:15 AM,
    Point Source Audio (PSA) has released comments by one of its early customers on how the company’s new EMBRACE earmounts performed during multiple production runs throughout a six month period. Sound supervisor Pierre Dupree of Houston’s Alley Theatre, who is no stranger to the world of arts and crafts in theatre mic’ing, says Point Source Audio’s patent-pending EMBRACE Earmounts are “worth their weight in gold.” Each of the theatre’s cast of 15 resident actors now have custom mics assigned to… View this story
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