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AMERICAN PSYCHO

Projections tell the story of Patrick Bateman, whose alter ego transgressions include the murder of some of his closest friends. Sound Associates has teamed with once again with Projections designer Finn Ross (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) to bring Bateman's mad 80's world to life. Utilizing D3 Technologies V2.5 servers, Ross and programmer Zach Peletz create bloody mayhem with 9 Panasonic HD projectors - a mix of DZ13KU, and DZ8700U. The team at Sound Associates congratulates Finn Ross on his Tony nomination for Best Scenic Design of a musical.

BLACKBIRD

Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams star in this dark drama about re-living an unspeakable chapter in their lives. Sound Designer Fitz Patton (The Humans) has created a suspenseful atmosphere for Director Joe Mantello with music and effects controlled by A1 Shannon Slaton with a Yamaha QL-1 Console and Qlab V3 playback. A Lineup of Meyer UPA-1P, USW-P, and M1D Speakers are driven with Meyer Galileo processing.

THE CRUCIBLE

Phillip glass returns to write music for the American stage in this seasons must see ticket - Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Directed by Belgian master Ivo van Hove, this timeless American parable has been brought to life in a collaboration between Glass and the sound design of Tom Gibbons (A View from the Bridge). Utilizing an all D&B speaker rig, and Yamaha DME control, Gibbons weaves Glass's music around Miller's words, and it never fails to thrill.

THE HUMANS

Sound Designer Fitz Paton (Blackbird) and Director Joe Mantello team up once again for this Tony Nominated Best Play of the Year. Dealing with a family in crisis at Thanksgiving, production sound engineer Wallace Flores drives the action with a Meyer and EAW speaker system, and a Yamaha DM1000 digital console. DPA, Crown, and Sennheiser Microphones catch all the action on the intimate Helen Hayes theatre stage.

SCHOOL OF ROCK

Five band locations in the Winter Garden Theatre digitally synced together add a spectacular music dimension to this popular British Rock import. No expense has been spared with this newest Andrew Lloyd Webber production about the musical talents of fifth graders at a prestige prep school. Sound Designer Mick Potter has once again turned the theatre into a magical Rock & Roll Palace. Meyer Articulated Line Arrays and sub-woofers provide plenty of SPL to a grateful audience.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

With four Broadway revivals of the original 1964 musical, it's hard to imagine anything adding to the excitement of that production which logged over 3000 performances. Sound Designer Scott Lehrer has introduced two new sound products for this revival including the debut of D&B's V7-P point source loudspeakers and a Clearcom Freespeak Wireless Intercom System. A1 Marc Salzberg is comfortable behind his Digico SD7 digital mixer with Timax Audio Imagining controlling the forty Sennheiser SK5012/EM3532 Wireless Microphones.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

Broadway's Palace Theatre is truly Parisian landmark with the superb production featuring the finest dancers from The American Ballet Theatre. Congratulations to Projections Designer Ben Pearcy and 59 Productions - 2015 Tony Award winners, co-nominated with Scenic Designer Bob Crowley for their gorgeous work on this classic Gershwin musical. Ben and projections engineer Chris Kurtz deployed 5 Panasonic PT-DZ21KU projectors and custom SAI mirror rig to display the innovative animations. Calalyst media servers driven by the EOS lighting system round out the system.

ON YOUR FEET

Sound Designers Steve Canyon Kennedy and Andrew Keister score again with this Gloria Estefan musical. New Meyer Sound Lyons form the core of the FOH speaker rig, also featuring Meyer Minas, 600-HP and 700-HP subwoofers. D&B and Tanoy provide fill duty, with Digico SD-7 and SD-8 controlling the mixing duties. Sennheiser 5212 and SKM-5200 RF mics round out the sound system in the capable hands of A1 Julie Randolph.

FINDING NEVERLAND

Re-invented from the Leicester Theatre in London for the A.R.T production in Cambridge, MA., producer Harvey Weinstein with Director Diane Paulus plan to take Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre by veritable storm. Sound Designer Jonathan Deans plans a dynamic musical setting for the spirited young boys placing A1 Steve Henshaw in charge of the Digico D7 Console, Sennheiser wireless microphones. D-Mitri and Galileo digital processors control an array of Meyer and d&b loudspeakers and amplifiers. John Driscoll with extensive Broadway video design credits including Frost/Nixon, Ghost-The Musical, and Chaplin, controls the twelve new Panasonic DLP and Laser projectors with a Full Boar Road Hog Console and six Custom Mac Pro Catalyst Servers.

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

Transferring all of its hype from the West End to the Barrymore Theatre this latest blockbuster arrival is likely to cause a traffic jam on 47th St. Ian Dickinson of London based Autograph Sound selected a Digico DC-9 Audio Console for A1 Beth Berkeley to mix her magic on the stage journey of a lifetime. With Alan Sutton's original music accompanying Finn Ross's video design including a Catalyst V4 Media Server controlling 9 Panasonic PTD-SK12KU projectors, the journey that will change the life of the exceptionally intelligent Christopher, makes it American Premier October 5th. <

LES MISERABLES

Storming the walls of the Imperial Theatre, the feverish patrons are clamoring for tickets to the revised production of Cameron McIntosh's Les Miserables. The national tour and Toronto engagement have provided the hype for its triumphant return to Broadway. Sound Associates continues to provide Sound Designer Mick Potter with the newest and best digital consoles from Digico, the best performing speaker systems from Meyer Sound and d&b Audiotechnik. The 40+ channels of Sennheiser 5212/3732 wireless microphone systems are expertly mixed by A1 George Huckins. Welcome Back Les Miz!

MATILDA, THE MUSICAL

Sound Designer Simon Baker with assistant Tony Smolinski have assembled a first class sound system for this heralded arrival in the Shubert Theatre. Coupling Digico SD7 and SD8 consoles, this West End import sound system of Meyer Melodies , d&b T10's, E0's, and Martin Effect 3R surround boxes, will be under the capable hands of A1 Ty Lackey. The video package designed by Laura Frank uses Christie Digital 10K projectors, and powerhouse Catalyst servers.