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Fog Safety Still a Concern for Users and Manufacturers

"People who always insist that where there's smoke there's fire probably haven't spent much time in the theatre," is how the New York Times' Ben Brantley opened his review of the Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar. The April 7 edition of Back Stage reported that fire trucks were called twice during the show's first preview when smoke detectors raised the alarm. One savvy theatregoer remarked, "That's the first time I've walked out of a theatre saying, 'That's a fog show!'"

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