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Electric lighting instruments--scientists and sociologists have recognized the overwhelming effect of electric light in everyday life. It has changed the way we live, the way we conduct business, and the daily (nightly) cycle of our activity. Obviously the theatre existed at night before electric light, but the effects of bright, focused, flexible, and manipulated electric light has changed the way we see productions, and the quality of production we expect. Todd Hensley, Schuler & Shook<

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