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DPA d:fine 88 headset microphones captures sound on Godspeed: A Rock Opera.The new musical Godspeed: A Rock Opera debuted at the El Portal theatre in Hollywood using DPA d:fine 88 directional headset microphones on the cast, chosen for their flat response and large range.

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The New York Times has restored creative team credits to their theatre coverage.In October, the New York Times decided to stop listing designers and production members in its theatre reviews and listings. Thanks to a hue and cry from designers, playwrights, and the whole theatre community, the New York Times reversed its decision and once again included the credits. On Nov. 18, Cecilia A. Friederichs, the National Business Agent for United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, sent a letter to USA829 members which read, in part: “It is with great pleasure that I write you today to inform you that the full listing of designer credits following theatrical reviews in The New York Times has been RESTORED!” Friedrichs called for “actions of thanks” to the Times for their decision. And, so -- THANK YOU! 

Read more: New York Times Reinstates Creative Team Credits

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A moment from War Horse in China, lit with Clay Paky 700sLighting Designer Paule Constable used Clay Paky Alpha Beam 700s in her design for the epic War Horse as it makes its debut in China.

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Richard Pilbrow will speak at Stage Lighting Super SaturdayRichard Pilbrow will share wisdom from his storied career and speak about his work the My Fair Lady 60th Anniversary re-creation of the original production.

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City Theatrical was honored by NJBIZ Magazine and the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension ProgramCity Theatrical was recognized by NJBIZ Magazine and the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program for its resilience in bouncing back from the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, which poured 39” of water into its 40,000 sq. ft. Carlstadt manufacturing facility, damaging or destroying every piece of manufacturing equipment.

Read more: City Theatrical Named Manufacturer of the Year

Changing Roles

Heather Busch is the new Central Regional Sales/Live Event Specialist at A.C.T Lighting.Heather Busch brings more than 12 years experience in professional lighting to her new position as Central Regional Sales/Live Event Specialist with A.C.T Lighting.

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The home page of the new DPA websiteDPA’s new website has presents info on all of their condenser microphones, with each one carefully described and annotated with full product specifications and a new Mic Finder search utility that makes finding the right mic easy.

Read more: DPA Unveils New Website, Mic Search Function

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Will Linnemeier, new sales director at Apollo DesignWill Linnemeier is the new sales director at Apollo. He joins them with over 25 years of sales
experience and an in-depth understanding of how to drive incremental revenue within
sales, channel and customer organizations.

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Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf in Misery on Broadway​Sound Designer Darron L West and Associate Sound Designer Charles Coes chose Masque Sound to supply the sound package for the new Broadway adaptation of Stephen King’s thriller Misery. The custom PA system provided by Masque Sound is built around d&b audiotechnik E12s and E12-Ds, and Meyer Sound 600HPs to provide a “fast and fat” rig.

Read more: Masque Sound Delivers Bone-Crushing Sound in Misery

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Keven Myhre, 2016 USITT DeGaetani Award-winnerKeven Myhre, a Salt Lake City designer and director will be honored with the 2016 Thomas DeGaetani Award from USITT next March. USITT’s Thomas DeGaetani Award, named for USITT’s first president, honors an outstanding lifetime contribution to the performing arts by an individual or organization.

Read more: USITT Honors Keven Myhre with 2016 DeGaetani Award

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