David Johnson

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The Ring Cycle is the operatic equivalent of Mt. Everest; every opera company feels compelled to try to climb it at one time or another, though not necessarily
Like the band itself, the brief summer Guns N' Roses tour was both a long time coming and hastily arranged, a mix of old parts and new components that
First things first: please send all hate mail concerning this month's cover to my attention. Yes, I'm to blame. Yes, I know it's provocative. And yes,
You're probably reading this in print format at the moment, though I suppose down the road this will be posted online, so you could be reading it there,
Staging PowerAssist Winch J.R. Clancy Existing counterweight sets can be automated using PowerAssist™ winch. Specifically designed for retrofitting existing counterweight rigging systems, it can be used to automate just a few sets or a complete rigging ...
By my calendar, we should have another month to go before this year's Broadway Lighting and Sound Master Classes. After all, for the last several years the event has been firmly ensconced in the month of June. But this year, we moved the classes up a ...
The most remarkable trick at this year's Grammy Awards was not the dress that held Mariah Carey's chest in check but the appearance of virtual band Gorillaz performing “live” on stage with Madonna. Any theatre rat would recognize the performance as an ...
Because we clearly haven't gone through enough changes around here in the last couple of years, we decided to reconfigure the Master Classes