Showstoppers: Twenty years of dazzling theatrical lighting

The first issue of Lighting Dimensions (June 1977) is a real trip for baby boomers with a bent for nostalgia. Scattered among the ads for Meteor Light and Sound Company ("The Disco Source"), Packaged Lighting Systems, and Berkey Colortran are articles with titles like "HMI: A New Name in Lights," a product report on Aluma-Floor ("an elevated illuminated dance floor"), and a report on how Imero Fiorentino designed Neil Diamond's most recent tour, with its special segment devoted to the song

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