The Merry Widow

After seven months of major building works, the world-famous Joan Sutherland Theatre (JST) reopened on NYE with Opera Australia’s performance of The Merry Widow. Graeme Murphy waltzed his way through many a production of The Merry Widow for the Australian Ballet, and now turns his renown as a director and choreographer to the operetta itself.…

The Wizard of Oz

After premiering in Brisbane, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz is now playing at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre, and will be travelling to Adelaide in April and Melbourne in May. The original lighting design is by Hugh Vanstone with Trudy Dalgleish as associate for Australia. The rig includes 14 x Martin…

Lost Paradise Festival

EI Productions spent several days at Glenworth Valley on the NSW Central Coast providing production for the Lost Paradise Festival. They supplied production on the Main (Arcadia) Stage, Lost Disco Stage (audio here from Bump Productions), Shambala Fields, My Mums Disco, Yoga tent, Ksub Stage, Clamping Area as well as several floor packages for Client…

Origin NYE Perth

On New Years Eve Frontier Lighting supplied lighting production to Perth’s Origin NYE for two of the four stages. Base stage was in an 8m pole tent and Forrest stage in an 18m dome structure. Design was by Jt Twible. Base stage lighting included: 30 x Martin Professional Viper Profile, 20 x RUSH MH3 beam,…

Sydney NYE Spectacular

The most famous NYE event in the world that is beamed to millions of people worldwide relied on MA Lighting International consoles for control. The Sydney Harbour Bridge utilized three grandMA2 for the 180 lights installed for this prestigious event, whilst Dawes Point used one grandMA2. 3,000 individual lighting effects were choreographed to the fireworks…