musical

  1. Julian Amrine

    Microphones How much rehearsal time do you get as an SE for a musical?

    Hi all, TL;DR: When Line-by-line mixing, what is your personal threshold/ratio for rehearsal time to the amount of mic cues you miss? Eviscerate me for being complain-y if you will, but I'm feeling pretty down about this. I'm the house tech, currently the SE for a 2 week run of a community...
  2. C

    Microphones Hearing Elementary Students

    Hey Y'all! First post, long time reader! I teach Elementary Drama, and we are preparing for our school musical. This is our 4th production, and every year we have trouble hearing students at one point or another. We have 8 wireless microphones that we will absolutely be using for the show...
  3. Smatticus

    FS - Eggs for Honk! the Musical

    For Sale: 5x Breakable eggs for hatching scene in Honk! Largest egg approx 5' tall. Smaller eggs approx 4' tall. All eggs secured to bases for stability. Openings in bases allow actors to crawl inside eggs. Constructed with rigid insulation foam. Handles and magnets aid in reassembly...
  4. D

    Conductor Monitor and Latency with Digital

    I'll start by acknowledging that there are a lot of scattered threads on this topic. I've been doing a lot of searching here an other places on this topic, and a lot of what I find is several years old or doesn't have much specific info. Most of it points to CRT TV's and analog cameras. While...
  5. Techie93

    Hiding Mic Packs

    I am currently Sound designing a production for The Full Monty. If you don't know about the show. It's basicly about guys looking for work and becoming male strippers. There are a few moments in the show. Especially at the end when 5 of the male leads strip down to dance belts while singing. My...
  6. I

    Broadway Show Stagedecks

    Hi everyone, I just found this site and am completely new to these forums but have a burning question I've been trying to solve for years. We are doing various musical productions and now want to build our own showdecks for each individual production. With tracks, turntables, lifts, special...
  7. J

    Lion King: Mufasa's Ghost

    Hello all! We are doing a production of Lion King: The Musical! The one technical aspect we are struggling with is how to capture Mufasa's Ghost when Rafiki tells Simba "He Lives in You". As of now, I am trying to edit footage of our Mufasa reciting the lines in Adobe After Effects to give it...
  8. EHansenLX

    Shrek Magic Mirror Projections

    Hi, I'm currently working on a production of Shrek The Musical and I'm in charge of all of the projections. The show involves the use of the magic mirror which is a mirror that flies in and we project a floating mask that talks on to it (if that makes any sense). The image should hopefully...