Would you design a Show that required that amount of Fixtures then leave someone else to run it?

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for one show, who wants to design it? :p lol, just looking up on the Blue Man Group, becasue they kick @ss, and i'm really bored, i just think thats a lot of lights and coffee.
for the blue man group in berlin that wasn't the case. Marc Brickman designed it and ran it.
I'd definitely leave a show in someone else's hands, but that person must be fully competent. Of course on a production that size, it isn't as if they're hiring just anybody.

So many elements of tech involve trust, not only to put on a great show, but also to put on a safe show.
I do it regularly... I come in, design, set it all up, train someone to run the set-up I've got going for the show, I stick around for a few rehearsals, and then I give them an emergency number. I try to pop my head in at least once unannoucned to make sure they are doing their light checks and stuff....
By the time my show opens, I had at best get some time off. Seems like a normal touring rig. I'm sure after rehearsal or at most a few shows the designer has other shows to do or vacation to start.

Question might be why one would not trust one's show in another person's hands? Do you expect that if you design a great show someone might not do just as good a job running your show?
Hmm I said maybe beacuse though normally I wouldn't, if I wanted to I would.
Sounds like something I do all the time.
Design a tour, leave it in the hands of the ME
Come in program a corporate show, walk away.

Of course more and more with the corporates i walk in a stay as they are usually only a couple days long.

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