Monthly Archives: July 2010

A history of theatre lighting

Northern Virginia Community College has a simple summary document outlining the history of theater lighting.    While the information is pretty basic and there are few pictures, it’s a good time line overview. . A History of Stage Lighting . Future … Continue reading

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Power Factor – VA vs Watts

. When considering power consumption for audio or lighting, you need to think about more than just WATTS.  You would be better served to think about VA (or kVA).  Watts are commonly thought of the multiplication of voltage x current.  … Continue reading

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Lighting Review – “Love Never Dies”

. Last week I had the pleasure to see “Love Never Dies” at the Adelphi theatre on London’s west end.  This musical is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to “Phantom of the Opera”.  While many things can be said about the … Continue reading

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