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Articles Tagged Theatre

  • Friday, July 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 06:16 AM,
    Jeff Snider is a classic working musician, having spent most of the past 15 years or so as drummer for the touring companies of various Broadway shows. This fall, he will go out on the 20th anniversary tour of the Pulitzer and Tony-winning musical, RENT. One year ago, he won a pair of 2X-S custom in-ear monitors and dB Check in-ear sound level analyzer from Sensaphonics in a Better Hearing Month contest. He describes the resulting upgrade in his stage… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/19/16 12:39 PM,
    Montreal-based entertainment company Cirque du Soleil, which currently has more than 15 major shows running worldwide, recently opened its first musical theater production on Broadway, at the Lyric Theater. Paramour, a story set during the Golden Age of Hollywood about a woman who must choose between love and art, features a cast of over three dozen acrobats, musicians and singing actors that are exclusively equipped with Lectrosonics’ SSM Digital Hybrid Wireless micro belt pack transmitters. “We’re using 36 SSM radio… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/12/16 12:38 PM,
    Point Source Audio (PSA) announces that its SERIES8 lavaliers will be on center stage of visual artist and Emmy winner Jennifer Wen Ma’s Chinese opera Paradise Interrupted set to open at the Lincoln Center Festival, July 13, 2016. In a dream, a woman meets her lover and searches for an unattainable ideal as a vast garden grows from an empty stage, only to disappear as her dream ends. This highly ambitious East meets West opera requires the central character—the talented… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, July 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/08/16 06:53 AM,
    Ghostlight Records has released the original cast recording of “Bright Star,” the Broadway musical from Grammy and Emmy Award winner Steve Martin and Grammy winning singer/songwriter Edie Brickell. The album was produced by multi-Grammy Award-winning Peter Asher, and recorded by engineer Nathaniel Kunkel at New York’s MSR Studios using microphones from TELEFUNKEN. Inspired by a real event, this “unabashedly romantic” (The New York Times) original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • 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
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalProcessorSound Reinforcement



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