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Articles Tagged Theatre

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/22/16 07:27 AM,
    When the New York Theatre Workshop’s new production, Hadestown recently opened, Tony Award-winning sound designer Robert Kaplowitz selected a custom audio equipment package from Masque Sound. With Hadestown, singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and two-time Obie Award-winning director Rachel Chavkin transform Mitchell’s concept album into a new work for the stage. This folk opera follows Orpheus’ mythical quest to overcome Hades and regain the favor of his one true love, Eurydice. Together they travel from wide open plains where love and music… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementSubwooferWireless

  • Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/15/16 11:06 AM,
    Lancaster County, PA and Branson, MO, faith-based live theatre company, Sight & Sound Theatres, recently upgraded its Lancaster County location to the Tempest 900 wireless intercom system from Pliant Technologies. The Tempest system, supplied by Dale Pro Audio, serves the density of users the Sight & Sound production crew requires as it adapts to any production.  The current Sight & Sound theatre in Lancaster County went up in 1998 after a fire destroyed the Sight & Sound Entertainment Centre on… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/15/16 10:15 AM,
    Front of house engineer Oscar Soderland (The Hellacopters, Ane Brun, The Cardigans, Veronica Maggio, The Hives, Miike Snow) and monitor engineer Peter Fredriksson (Ace of Base, Jill Johnson, Hellacopters, Roxette) have chosen Waves MultiRack and Waves plugins for the West End production of the rock opera American Idiot, based on the music of Green Day. Soderland is running Waves using MultiRack SoundGrid, working on an Allen & Heath dLive console with a DM64 box and a S7000 surface, while Fredriksson… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerEthernetNetworkingProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, June 09, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/09/16 02:38 PM,
    Tokyo’s New National Theatre (NNTT) was recently outfitted with a 32-channel TiMax2 SoundHub-S32 and TiMax Tracker system with six TT Sensors and 32 TT Tags, for adaptable provision of automated vocal localization and audio showcontrol in both the main ‘Playhouse’ auditorium and also the smaller ‘Pit’ theatre. The multi-tasking system was specified by Kunio Watanabe, manager of the NNTT’s audio division, who contacted SCA Sound Solutions in search of effective and natural vocal tracking and immersive audio spatialization. Watanabe commented,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, June 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/08/16 01:51 PM,
    Avid (InfoComm Booth #C11908) announces that the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has invested in an Avid VENUE | S6L live sound mixing system to serve all of its diverse needs. Krannert Center plays host to artists as well as the University of Illinois Department of Theatre’s Masters of Fine Arts program in theatre sound and design. VENUE | S6L gives the university’s students access to technology while providing a system that’s universally… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/08/16 07:19 AM,
    At Infocomm 2016 in Las Vegas (Booth C12314), TiMax US distributor 1602Group is presenting the integration of playback, spatialization and showcontrol functionality of the TiMax SoundHub processor, plus a new suite of customizable TiMax Portal browser-based touch-screen controllers. Also featured will be the new TiMax SoundHub-M media server version for exhibits, experience and general AV integration applications. Outside of its theatre vocal-localization core sector, TiMax has been growing into all manner of AV, experience and exhibit installations, handling system management,… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 01, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/01/16 10:15 AM,
    When Bright Star, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical made its Broadway debut at the Cort Theatre, it was the culmination of a long, successful journey for sound designer Nevin Steinberg and Masque Sound. The two first collaborated on the show for its world premiere in 2014 at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre before moving to the Kennedy Center for its pre-Broadway run this past winter. Inspired by a real event, original musical tells a tale of love and redemption… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalLoudspeakerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, May 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/30/16 07:58 AM,
    The 140th Audio Engineering Society International Convention will offer a host of Technical Tours, offering attendees exclusive visits to some of the most renowned audio-related locales in Paris – and the world. Available Technical Tours include the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris, Ink Production, Ferber Studios, Opéra Bastille and other facilities. AES Technical Tours are available on a first come, first served basis to anyone with an All Access badge. Tickets can be purchased during… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationStudio

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/25/16 03:35 PM,
    In its quest to deliver the best live production possible, the Hungarian National Theatre has selected the Studer by Harman Vista 5 M3 compact digital mixer for its reliability, intuitive operation and sound quality. A showcase of Hungarian artists and musicians, the National Theatre presents a demanding schedule of traditional theatre classics, contemporary plays, music performances and spoken word adaptations of Hungarian literature. The theatre features a 615-seat auditorium with a real moving stage that can be raised at 72… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, May 13, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/13/16 07:11 AM,
    Based on the life of Alexander Hamilton, of the USA’s founding fathers, the Broadway show “Hamilton - An American Musical” has already earned the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2016 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album, but is also nominated for no less than 16 Tony awards. Having gained success with Alcons Audio on the Steve Martin/Edie Brickell musical “Bright Star,” sound designer Nevin Steinberg opted to use Alcons again on Hamilton’s Broadway run. Hamilton, with music and… View this story
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