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Articles Tagged Theatre

  • Monday, November 23, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/23/15 09:25 AM,
    Touted as an “epic biblical adventure, Godspeed: A Rock Opera was presented in a special, limited showing at the El Portal Theatre in Hollywood, featuring a six-piece live, progressive rock band and 16 accompanying singers and dancers. In order to best address the breadth of sound that comes with combining opera and rock music, music composer and Emmy-nominated TV Show Creator Sammy Oriti selected DPA Microphones’ d:fine 88 directional headset microphones for all of his vocalists. Oriti had already started… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, November 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/09/15 02:00 PM,
    As the city’s main stage for operetta, opera, musicals and ballet, Vienna’s Volksoper is an incredibly busy theatre with some 300 performances of around 35 different productions staged every year between September and June. Delivering such a high volume of performances requires a great deal of effort from everyone involved, especially the sound department, who turn to DPA Microphones to meet such a strenuous demand. “To cope with such an intense workload, our sound equipment has to be flexible, durable… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/14/15 10:47 AM,
    Autograph Sales has recently supplied the Hull Truck theatre in Kingston upon Hull with a brand new sound system from EM Acoustics based around the HALO-C compact line array to replace an older EM Acoustics system that dated from the theatre’s previous venue. “Since our new venue was completed in 2009 we knew that our old sound system was no longer appropriate for the space,” explained Hull Truck’s technical manager, Amy Clarey. “Our theatre boasts quite a long thrust stage… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    10/14/15 08:19 AM,
    Rental company, Communicator Madang, was appointed to manage audio requirements for a recent production staged at Yonsei University in South Korea, selecting an Allen & Heath GLD mixing system at front of house. Comprising a GLD-80 digital mixer, with an AR2412 and two AR0804 audio racks, the system was installed for a production of Broadway musical, Urinetown, performed by the college student musical team in the University’s 100th anniversary concert hall. The 830 seat venue, also has a practice room,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalEngineerManufacturerMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/13/15 07:21 AM,
    Il nostro tango per Borges, starring Giorgio Albertazzi and Mariangela D’Abbraccio, is a theatrical piece that was recently performed at the ancient Greek theatre of Tindari, an almost entirely preserved amphitheater in Messina, Sicily Rental company Arkaservice was selected for its K-array system to provide sound and to produce an aesthetically homogeneous result without compromising the acoustic performance and the visual integrity of the theatre. Salvatore Barone, audio engineer at Arkaservice knew he needed to obtain a uniform and consistent… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Monday, October 12, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/12/15 07:08 AM,
    Union County High School in Blairsville recently completed a new performing arts center, which features Renkus-Heinz VARIAi modular loudspeaker arrays. “The entire building is new,” says Frank Campo, Jr., VP of electrical engineering at Southern A&E of Austell, Georgia, the full-service architecture and engineering firm behind the building and the sound system. “The auditorium is a multi-purpose space, used for assemblies, movies, concerts, and even a local church’s services on weekends. It seats 985, all on one level, with no… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, October 07, 2015
    Ken DeLoria 10/07/15 05:44 AM,
    “Don’t go breaking my heart” —Elton John & Kiki Dee Whether it’s a shackle, a hoist, a crane, or a beefy fly frame, never forget that everything breaks. The only question is under what load and under what conditions. To address this issue, the rigging industry has adopted the term “SWL,” which stands for Safe Working Load. You might also see “WLL,” which stands for Working Load Limit. When you purchase a shackle, a pairing ring, or a length of… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionFeatureSlideshowStudy HallProductionRiggingStagingBusinessConcertEducationInstallationLoudspeakerStageSystem

  • Monday, September 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/14/15 06:04 AM,
    AKG by Harman introduces the MicroLite series of miniature wearable reference microphones, offering sound quality and durability in a tiny, discreet form factor. Designed for broadcast, theater and conference applications, the MicroLite series includes lavalier, ear-hook and headworn options, all of which provide comfort and flexibility along with moisture resistance and EMC protection. “AKG’s new MicroLite mics are tiny, but the sound they produce is far from it,” said Karam Kaul, marketing director for AKG. “Beyond great sound quality, we… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, September 11, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/11/15 10:18 AM,
    Offering an enriched feature set and retaining the ease of use of the Vista 1 digital mixing console in a sleekly designed form factor, Harman’s Studer is introducing the Vista 1 Black Edition at IBC 2015. Thanks to the patented Vistonics user interface with 40 on-screen rotary knobs, the Vista 1’s look and feel is identical to that of its larger sister models the Vista X and Vista V. Features such as true broadcast monitoring, talkback, red light control, GPIO,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalMixerMonitoringProcessorStudio

  • Wednesday, September 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/09/15 09:03 AM,
    Solid State Logic announces System T, introduced at IBC 2015 (Stand Hall8, D83). Designed from the ground up to provide the power to handle large-scale productions in a ‘multi-platform delivery’ driven future, System T is a new fully networked broadcast audio production environment. A range of hardware and software control interfaces can be placed anywhere on a network with up to three consoles or control interfaces accessing a single or fully mirrored redundant pair of processor cores. Multiple processor cores… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerNetworkingProcessorSystem