While Chris Parry's comments about rental houses may be valid, there are usually at least two sides to every story. At Parry's encouragement, ED spoke to several shops about the issue. Overall, many say they are open to making deals, especially in order to create a viable working relationship with the designers. However, they encourage the LD to be more realistic, especially when dictated by finances.
According to David Milly, president of Theatrical Lighting Systems in Huntsvi