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“Our Town” performance by Penfield YOHP

YOHP presents Our Town August 13 & 14, 2010 Our Town by Thornton Wilder follows the small town of Grover’s Corners through three acts: “Daily Life,” “Love and Marriage,” and “Death and Eternity.” Narrated by a stage manager and performed … Continue reading

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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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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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Safety Extra Low Voltage (SELV)

In various theatre applications, low voltage is best for portable and battery powered lights.  When working with various safety organizations who may inspect your on-stage wiring, it’s good to keep within SELV (Safety Extra Low Voltage) guidelines. . . As … Continue reading

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MLC-16 Pattern Programming Quickstart Guide

Looking for simple instructions for programming patterns (sequences) into the Leviton MLC-16 lighting console?  Here’s a simple guide we wrote: . MLC-16 Pattern Programming Quickstart Guide . Other white papers on lighting are at: . Lighting White Papers .

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Stage Lighting Tech Pages

. From the Tom Baldwin Stage Lighting Tech Pages, I really like the pinout diagrams for various products that use XLR connectors.  These pages cover 3-pin, 4-pin, and 5-pin XLR, as well as other popular connectors.  Neat stuff. . Stage … Continue reading

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Martin Light Jockey future…. there is one!

Paul Pelletier (Commercial Product Manager, Controllers) of Martin Professional is quoted below saying there will be a next generation of Light Jockey software.  This is from the Light Jockey message board posting Paul made on 9 November, 2008.  As experienced … Continue reading

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