Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Musical of Musicals -- the Review!

"The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)" features the crack cast of (from left) Erica Scanlon Harr, Joseph Michael O'Brien, Michael Doherty, and Chelsea Grace Claiser.
"The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)" features the crack cast of (from left) Erica Scanlon Harr, Joseph Michael O'Brien, Michael Doherty, and Chelsea Grace Claiser. (Photo by ANGELA McMICHAEL; posted on Philly.com)

Philly.com posted an excellent review (by Wendy Rosenfield, for The Inquirer) of Montgomery Theater's production of Musical of Musicals (the Musical!). Go read it yourself, and then go get your tickets!

Musical of Musicals (the Musical!) runs through May 4 at Montgomery Theater, 124 N. Main St., Souderton.

Tickets: $29-$34. Information: 215-723-9984 or www.MontgomeryTheater.org.

Monday, April 14, 2014

What Does Sound Look Like?

Last week, NPR provided this excellent look at sound using Schlieren flow visualization.



From the same article, here is a graphic showing a speaker pushing the surrounding air molecules:


Thursday, April 10, 2014

Erdal Inci's Light Pattern GIFs

The arena of light design has expanded from theater to include the corporate world. Even so, you could still only really appreciate the art of light design if you see it live. Sure, there are photographs and short video clips, but both pale in comparison to being a live witness.

Enter Erdal Inci, a Turkish multimedia artist and filmmaker.

Inci has created a series of animated GIFs that are hypnotic, mesmerizing, and -- quite frankly -- hard to tear away from. Here is an example from the new series called Light Pattern GIFs:



For more examples, and some details on how it's done, see Visual News and Behance.


Sunday, April 06, 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Forté Dramatic Productions Presents a Sondheim Review!


Some friends of mine are starting a theater company (Forté Dramatic Productions). Their first production is a night of Sondheim music! Details about Art Isn't Easy: A Sondheim Revue can be found at http://forte.brownpapertickets.com.

[Cross-posted at http://prophetmadman.blogspot.com/]

Thursday, November 14, 2013

‘Miracle on South Division Street’ opens at Montgomery Theater



Montgomery Theater's final production of the 2013 season opens this week. And it's a holiday show! We are putting Tom Dudzick's "Miracle on South Division Street" on our stage through December 8.

A story about our production in MontgomeryNews.com.

The actual real-life shrine in Buffalo looks like (upon which the play is based):


And, to pique your interest, here is a not-so-great photo of our set with the cast in the midst of a tech rehearsal:


Get your tickets and see a genuine miracle! http://www.montgomerytheater.org/shows/miracle-south-division-street