Chicago-style pizzazz

When audiences spontaneously applaud for a lighting effect, you know you've come up with a winning design. LD Ian Peacock had that pleasant experience while running the lights for Chicago's recent tour, his sixth with the band. The moment came when the LD activated the UV lighting on the special backdrop (pictured) he designed with Kent Mathieu at UV/FX Scenic Productions. "When people saw the UV for the first time there was a collective gasp and then often applause," Peacock says. "Also, wha

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