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    Remote controlled mic stands

    Yeah, it was rigged very well. After watching a few more scenes, I have noticed that for taller actors, the mic stands are on top of some kind of box. I wonder if they're actually miniature lifts that pop up out of the floor for height adjustment, probably DMX controlled, and probably wired...
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    Remote controlled mic stands

    Yeah, I do remember seeing something like that at the oscars. The concert in question took place at London's O2 Arena, which obviously isn't a theater. I'm assuming they built everything custom for the venue. They had to do a s**t-ton of rigging too.
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    Remote controlled mic stands

    Hello fellow stagehands Recently saw the Les Miserables 25th anniversary concert DVD. One thing I noticed that really intrigued me was the microphone stands. Instead of using wireless mics, the TD chose to use wired mic stands set up in rows on stage. When an actor had a singing or speaking...