Tag Archives: lighting design

Broadway Show Review – Matilda

A few weeks ago we held had our annual trip to see several Broadway shows.  This is a review of the lighting and sound for “Matilda” at the Shubert theatre.  I’m not going to review the overall show -there are … Continue reading

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Martin M-Play : Fader Wing for M-PC and other M products

Martin just announced a fader wing (control surface) for their M products, including M-PC. This is a companion to the M-Touch that we use with M-PC software. For now, here at WindWorks Design, we are sticking with our M-Touch as … Continue reading

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Fun Home – a review of the Broadway show

  Fun Home – a review of the Broadway show by Max B. Beautiful. I had seen the performance done at the Tony awards, but that was basically it. I didn’t know much more. I didn’t need to. You don’t … Continue reading

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James Turrell – not great lighting art

I have studied James Turrell’s work, and seen it in person at the installation in the Guggenheim museum in NYC.  As the 3rd paragraph in the NY Times article excerpt below indicates, you are sitting in a very, very dark … Continue reading

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Altman 360W Lamp Base End Cap w/Socket

I’m always forgetting the orientation of the lamp socket platform relative to the fixture end cap (base) when replacing the lamp socket.  So this photo is a reminder.

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Sleep No More – theatre review

“Sleep No More” is by far unlike any other theatre production I’ve ever witnessed.  One of the most memorable theatre experiences ever. This past August, my wife and I were able to see this show during our annual New York … Continue reading

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Projection mapping on moving objects

Use of projections and video playback devices continues to grow in nearly all forms of entertainment. What started as simple playback of videos or slides in a theatre or house of worship has quickly moved into concerts and beyond. Ranging … Continue reading

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The Lighting Guru

I stumbled into this while browsing the web….. It’s a band’s description of who and what their lighting guy is and does.  I found it very funny. http://www.the-sisters-of-mercy.com/tech/lighting/lighting.htm  

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Assume the “fix it” position with your Elation 575E fixture

  We had a lamp explode this winter in one of our Elation Design Spot 575E’s during final tech rehearsal.  Beyond needing a new $200 lamp, the lamp failure also cracked both of the heat absorbing filters.  Replacing he heat … Continue reading

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Two Days at the Met

  Video showing in fast time lapse motion two days of set construction and operation of what it takes to run the Metropolitan Opera. http://nyti.ms/ZWol6L

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