M Butterfly Lighting Plot

Lighting Plots And Gear For M. Butterfly Revival

Tony Award-winning lighting designer Don Holder helps illuminate the complex relationship between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu, a Peking opera singer, in revolutionary China in director Julie Tayor's Broadway revival of the 1988 Tony Award-winning play, M. Butterfly, by David Henry Hwang. The production has sets by Paul Steinberg, costumes by Constance Hoffman, and sound by Will Pickens. Learn about the set design here.

Read this Q&A with Holder as he discusses his design, and check out the lighting plots, gear list, and credits below.

Lighting Plot

Courtesy of Donald Holder

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Lighting Section

Courtesy of Donald Holder

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Lighting Gear List

22 ETC Source Four 10° 750W

6 ETC Source Four 14° Degree 750W

36 ETC Source Four 19° Degree 750W

40 ETC Source Four 26° Degree 750W

76 ETC Source Four 36° Degree 750W

5 ETC Source Four 50° 750W

26 ETC Source Four Par WFL 750W

Altman Mini-10 300W

6 Altman Mini-10 500W

Martin by Harman Atomic Strobe

Chroma-Q ColorForce 72 RGBA Striplights

8 Elation Professional ELAR 108 RGB Par 200W

21 ETC Lustr2 26°

3 ETC Lustr2 36°

14 ETC Source Four Revolution

22 Martin by Harman Mac Aura XB Wash

4 Martin by Harman Mac Quantum Wash

Philips Vari-Lite VL1000AS Profile

5 Philips Vari-Lite VL3500Q Profile

1 A-19 Clear Lamp 100W

1 A-19 Frosted Lamp 100W

Rosco IQ Mirrors+ DMX Iris

32 Wybron ColorRam 2 Scroller

1 City Theatrical Show Neo Transceiver

10 Halco Colorations 50R20 130V Red

MDG Atmosphere Hazer

Martin Professional Jem DMX Fan

Look Solutions Viper Fogger

3 ETC Sensor 96x2.4kw Dimmer Rack

1 ETC Eos Ti Lighting Control System



Lighting Associate: Vivien Leone

Principal programmer: Caroline Chao

Additional programmers: Colin Scott; Kevin Wilson; Bridget Chervenka; and Sean Beach

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