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scenic design for Beetlejuice the Musical Matthew Murphy
Beetlejuice! The Musical

5@5: Beetlejuice, Ariana Grande, Oklahoma! & Derek Hough

This week's industry news includes the Tony-nominated sets for Beetlejuice and sound for Oklahoma!, lighting designs for Derek Hough and Ariana Grande, 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.

By Design: David Korins’ Sets For Beetlejuice

"One of the most amazing things is being asked to change the entirety of the house four different times—all the walls, furniture, dressing, lighting fixtures, frames, doors, fireplace," says scenic designer David Korins. Learn more about his Tony-nominated design for Beetlejuice on Broadway!

By Design: Derek Hough Tour Lighting By Peter Morse

EMMY® award-winner Derek Hough, of Dancing With The Stars fame, is on his first-ever solo dance tour, with lighting by Peter Morse, who has lit numerous dancers and divas over the decades. 

Aron Altmark: Clubs, Concerts, Festivals

In a short 30-minute talk at LDI Tradeshow and Conference, lighting designer and programmer Aron Altmark discusses his concert design experiences for artists including Logic, Tiësto, Dillon Francis, and The Chainsmokers. Watch now!

Thank U, Next: LeRoy Bennett Designs Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour

To make the show design softer and more feminine than the traditional pop show, production and lighting designer LeRoy Bennett exchanged harsh LED walls for soft projection that bounces off the curved inflatable and hard surfaces. 

Inside the Bold New Sound of Oklahoma!

Orchestrator Daniel Kluger and sound designer Drew Levy—each nominated for Tony Awards for their work on Oklahoma!—discuss their collaboration on the “unplugged” aesthetic of this radical re-interpretation of the 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.

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