31 Days of Plots: The Little Mermaid Live!

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(ABC/Eric McCandless) The Little Mermaid Live!

To celebrate the achievements of 2019 and to welcome all the prospects of 2020, Live Design is conducting 31 Days Of Plots. Every day during the month of December 2019, we will highlight a different lighting design, from across theatre, concert tours, corporate events, and more. 

The Little Mermaid Live! aired on ABC on November 5, 2019 and was based on the 1989 Disney film, The Little Mermaid. Produced by Done and Dusted and directed by Hamish Hamilton, who also executive produced alongside Katy Mullan, David Jammy, Raj Kapoor, Ian Stewart, and Richard Kraft, the hybrid format special was performed in front of a live audience at Disney Studios in Burbank CA, where the film was projected on a giant projection surface and interwoven with live musical performances of songs from the film and the Broadway stage version.

The lighting designer was Emmy Award-winner Al Gurdon, with Travis Hagenbuch and Ben Green serving as lighting directors, Andy O’Reilly and Tiffany Spicer Keys as programmers, and Chris Roseli as gaffer.

Lighting Gear

Provided by PRG

  • 112 PRG Best Boy HP
  • 36 Vari-Lite VL3500 Wash
  • 36 Vari-Lite VL2600 Profile
  • 26 Ayrton Khamsin
  • 12 GLP Impression X4
  • 24 GLP Impression X4S
  • 12 Martin Rush Par 2
  • 26 GLP JDC-1
  • 2 MDG THE ONE Hazer
  • 1 PRG v676 console
  • 1 MA Lighting grandMA2 console
  • 13 PRG Best Boy Ground Control

Click the lighting plot below to enlarge to PDF.

little mermaid lighting plot

Check out other plots from the 31 Days here, and stay tuned for more over the next 21 days.

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