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Be More Chill set design Natasha Sebaka

5@5: Iconic Theatres, Be More Chill, Sesame Street, & More

This week's industry news includes 100 years at 7 iconic theatres, advanced programming concepts, Beowulf Boritt's Be More Chill sets, Sesame Street light plots, and more.

The 5@5 is released every Thursday at 5pm EST as a round-up of the week's top entertainment design and technology items, so you can stay up to date on industry news.

From Vaudeville to Hip Hop: 100 Years at 7 Iconic Theatres

These seven venues, all of them historic landmarks, were built during the years that started with silent movies and ended with “talking motion pictures.” 

The Art of Programming: Advanced Concepts

This LDI2018 session explores different styles of lighting console operation from cuelists to busking, macros and triggers, and programming with visualizers. Watch this subscription-based video for FREE until Monday, April 8!

By Design: Beowulf Boritt’s Sets For Be More Chill

Sci-fi and video games come to Broadway with the musical, Be More Chill. Scenic designer Beowulf Boritt tells us how the swipe-right/swipe-left of smartphones inspired the scenery.

Lighting Plots for the 50th Year of Sesame Street

The Lighting Design Group's Dan Kelley is the lighting designer and artistic eye behind lighting Sesame Street, which is celebrating 50 years.

Big Picture Supply Complete Solution for Australia Day

Part of the NEP Worldwide Network, Big Picture supplied a turnkey technical solution of outside broadcast facilities, LED screens, event communications and network backbone for Australia Day Live at at Sydney Opera House.

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