ETC On Broadway With 110 in the Shade

ETC On Broadway With 110 in the Shade

The lighting design for the Broadway musical 110 in the Shade (Studio 54, Roundabout Theatre Company) centers around a massive visual focal point—a glowing disk that evokes a 24-hour progression of atmospheric changes—dawn, high noon, moonlight, storms, and shade. The disk—a lightbox filled with automated wash fixtures—represents the play’s controlling motif of light and heat. For Tony-nominated lighting designer Chris Akerlind, creating the complex effects of this unconventional

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