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Rosco Paint brushes 2 Replies

I find the Rosco Scenic Painting fitch brushes fantastic, but the ferrules have started separating from the handles, after what I consider to be very little use. Have any other painters found this to…Continue

Started by Nicole Deibert in Backstage. Last reply by Nicole Deibert yesterday.

LED tape lighting stairs? 8 Replies

Trying to light up stairs in my production of GREASE.  I have never used LED Tape.. I heard it is great.. can anyone recommend a brand?  I saw some on Amazon but mixed reviews.. I need consistent…Continue

Started by Christine G. Dougherty in Backstage. Last reply by Christine G. Dougherty on Tuesday.

Neil Patrick Harris and the Oscars 2 Replies

I watched the Oscars last night, and maybe it's just my musical theatre roots, but I think Neil Patrick Harris did a great job! I thought the opening number was a lot of fun and splashy, and that his…Continue

Tags: Oscars, Harris, Patrick, Neil

Started by Jacob Coakley in Miscellaneous. Last reply by Jacob Coakley on Monday.

Cold Out There!

With temperatures in the teens and 20s across a great deal of the country today (and today is the *warm* day this week...) it's clear we're still in the middle of winter. And that Boston is still…Continue

Started by Jacob Coakley in Backstage on Monday.

Characterisation workshop session plan for new actors.

Characterisation session plan for actorsNotes from a character workshop held for Survivors of the Titanic, in Feb 2015. Posted in case these are of use to anyone else. Please contact us first if you…Continue

Started by South Devon Players in Onstage Feb 18.

Open Call for Rigging Questions 6 Replies

Bill Sapsis, rigging legend, head of the Long Reach Long Riders as well as founder and head of Sapsis Rigging, is prepping his next column…Continue

Tags: rigging, Sapsis, Bill

Started by Jacob Coakley in Backstage. Last reply by Richard Nance Feb 9.

Slack to facilitate team communications for show production 2 Replies

Has anyone used Slack to facilitate team communications for show production? If so, any ideas, suggestions or a way to import a successful template, please? Or is it yet another distraction?"We…Continue

Started by Mark Monfils in Management. Last reply by Randall B. Hoekstra Feb 9.

Texan voice over needed 2 Replies

For our next show, we are looking for a male voice over person to record some lines for us, needs to have a strong Texan accent. It is a high-level, strictly non-profit, amateur theatre group so we…Continue

Started by South Devon Players in Literary. Last reply by South Devon Players Feb 3.

making realistic jello/jelly 4 Replies

I need to make a large wobbly jello/jelly for a production - has anyone got an ideas other than making a fresh one every night that will melt under the lights!Continue

Started by Jane Brandt in Backstage. Last reply by Jane Brandt Jan 29.

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