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The Alley Theatre received the Houston Mod Preservation Award from Houston Mod in acknowledgment of all the work the Alley Theatre does for “furthering the knowledge, appreciation and preservation of modern architecture and design in Houston and Texas.”

Read more: Alley Theatre Honored with Houston Mod Preservation Award

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The cast of the touring production of Newsies will have its singing reinforced by sound gear from Masque Sound
The cast of the touring production of Newsies will have its singing reinforced by sound gear from Masque Sound
Sound Designer Ken Travis relied on Masque Sound to deliver a dynamic custom audio equipment package for the Tony Award-winning hit Newsies as it started its North American tour.

Read more: Masque Sound Delivers Audio for Touring Newsies

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A high school student participates in the backstage activities at the 38th annual Shakespeare Competition
A high school student participates in the backstage activities at the 38th annual Shakespeare Competition
The 38th Annual Shakespeare Competition at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City pitted 3,000 high school students against each other in competitions of acting and backstage skills.

Read more: 38th Annual Shakespeare Competition Rewards High Schoolers

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SHS Global, distributors of new and used lighting, video and audio equipment announced it’s expansion into Latin America and the launch of their new division SHS del Mundo.

Read more: SHS Global Opens Latin America Division SHS del Mundo

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The homepage of the new Grosh Backdrops & Drapery website
The homepage of the new Grosh Backdrops & Drapery website
The new website makes it easier for visitors to find what they’re looking for—and what’s popular with other theatres—in Grosh Backdrops & Drapery’s stock.

Read more: Grosh Backdrops & Drapery Launches New Website

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Wally Russell, the inspiration behind USITT’s new mentoring award
Wally Russell, the inspiration behind USITT’s new mentoring award
USITT and the Wally Russell Foundation have partnered to create an award that will recognize someone who embodies the guiding spirit of Wally Russell, one of technical theatre’s most generous mentors.

Read more: USITT Creates Wally Russell Mentoring Award

Changing Roles

Stephen D. Rountree, new managing director of Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles
Stephen D. Rountree, new managing director of Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles
Stephen D. Rountree will begin as managing director of Center Theatre Group on January 2, and will work with CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie on all aspects of the institution.

Read more: Stephen D. Rountree Named New Managing Director of Center Theatre Group

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Effective Oct. 13, 2014, Osram received all the necessary approvals from the respective authorities and successfully completed their acquisition of Clay Paky.

Read more: Osram Completes Acquisition of Clay Paky

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The LumenRadio crew with their Gold Innovation Award for their new CRMXchip
The LumenRadio crew with their Gold Innovation Award for their new CRMXchip
The judging committee for the Innovation Awards chose LumenRadio’s CRMXchip— a wireless DMX receiver which measures only 6mm x 6mm—for the Gold Innovation Award, which recognizes a “product which will make dramatic changes to the industry as a whole.

Read more: LumenRadio Wins Gold Innovation Award for CRMXchip

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A moment from Bright Star at the San Diego Old Globe Theatre, with audio equipment from Masque Sound
A moment from Bright Star at the San Diego Old Globe Theatre, with audio equipment from Masque Sound
Sound Designer Nevin Steinberg worked with Masque Sound to provide the audio equipment—including Alcons Audio speakers—for Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s Bright Star musical at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego.

Read more: Masque Sound Provides Custom Audio for Bright Star

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