Elton John Bids Farewell With A Massive Scenic Portal

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Sir Elton John is currently on his final tour, titled Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. The pop icon’s final hoorah features lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe and stage design by Stufish, with George Hoadley taking the role of production manager. Stage architects Stufish brought on Jacqui Pyle to design the portal sculpture that frames a massive LED backdrop, comprised of two screens, that wraps around the front of the stage. TAIT handled engineering, build, and automation of the scenery. Learn about the video content, led by Tony King and Sam Pattinson, for the massive LED screen.

Click through the gallery to learn more about the staging, and watch this behind the scenes video of how the portal was made:

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