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Richard Pilbrow

Richard Pilbrow Book Signing at Stage Lighting Super Saturday

Richard Pilbrow to hold book signing at Stage Lighting Super Saturday on February 9, 2019 in New York City. Scott Parker says "I'm thrilled Richard is joining us to sign copies of his terrific book 'A Theatre Project.' It's a fantastic history to read with stories from his work with Hal Prince, Elaine Stritch, and so many more." Richard Pilbrow is an internationally known lighting designer with a breathtaking career. His designs include "A Tale of Two Cities", “Our Town”,  “The Life”, "Show Boat", Broadway; ”The Sleeping Beauty” American Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Opera; "The Magic Flute" LA Opera; many UK National Theatre Company and West End productions. Pilbrow is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Theatre Projects Consultants for 1200 projects in 70 countries. He is the author of "Stage Lighting," an international teaching text, and "Stage Lighting Design," published in 1997. In 2010, Live Design voted Richard “one of the 50 most powerful people in the entertainment technology industry.” 2015 marks publication of the Second Edition of his autobiographical A Theater Project, described by drama critic Michael Coveney as "Superbly illustrated . . . A history of theatre from an entirely new and fresh perspective." Hot off the presses, copies of A Theatre Project – Second Edition will be available for purchase at Stage Lighting Super Saturday, available from PLASA Media, and as an eBook for both Web and iOS. 

The only event of its kind, Stage Lighting Super Saturday is a one day intensive series of workshops that provide practical and hands-on educational training to benefit the interests and abilities of all involved in the application of innovative stage, architectural, and entertainment lighting. Intensive subjects include Stage Lighting 101 for those new to the art; the use of conventional long established luminaires; the latest LED, and traditional Incandescent and Arc Source instruments; the implementation of color, special effects, mood and scene lighting; and choosing among the myriad of helpful mechanical implements such as consoles, moving lights, computers, and many others. In addition to the workshops, there will also be an impressive manufacturer’s showcase featuring approximately 20 technical specialists, as well as manufacturers of superior equipment, will demonstrate techniques and newly available cost-effective products. Among the present and past manufacturing contributors, all noted for their lighting expertise and practical implementation, are such stalwarts as A.C. Lighting, A.C.T. Lighting, ADB Stagelight, Altman Lighting, Apollo, Barbizon Lighting, Canto USA, Chauvet, City Theatrical, DraftyApp, ElationPro, ENTTEC, ESP, ETC, 4Wall, GLP, High End, Lee Filters, LEX, Lighting&Sound America, Nemetschek N.A. aka Vectorworks, RC4 Wireless, Robe, Rosco, Shadowstone, Selecon, Strand Lighting, and TMB, among many others

Stage Seminars LogoAll new, aspiring, and advancing stage and event designers are invited to join this unique event on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the New York City College of Technology: Entertainment Technology Department located at 186 Jay Street Brooklyn, NY 11201. Super Saturday is produced by Scott Parker with the help of the City Tech and is supported in part by Media Partner Lighting & Sound America magazine. For more info on seat booking, product exhibition, and partnership enquiries please contact Scott C. Parker at 212-533-3430. SEND AN EMAIL TO  or visit us on

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