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A Backstage Adventure
Triumph, Disaster and Renewal that changed Stage Lighting and the Shape of Theatre.
Richard Pilbrow with David Collison

The remarkable story of how an upstart company, Theatre Projects, shook up the world of theatre. In Britain, the company established the professions of stage lighting, sound design, and theatre consulting. It went on to revolutionize theatre design worldwide becoming the world’s leading theatre design consultancy.
A THEATRE PROJECT is a spellbinding backstage adventure that will challenge, provoke, entertain, and inspire all who love the magical world of theatre.

The Interactive Digital Edition
A THEATRE PROJECT – e-Edition is a first-of-its-kind innovation in the world of theatre publications.
This enhanced digital edition breaks the boundaries of storytelling with a host of interactive dynamic features.
The acclaimed print format of the publication with its rich graphic layout, and over 500 illustrations, is preserved in its digital form, thanks to the innovative PageSuite© page-turning software that delivers exceptional clarity with zoom capability, enhanced with page view, content search, offline usage, social networking and email tools.

The numerous enhancements that take the reader far beyond the written page are unprecedented. Multiple embedded links give the reader new and unusual possibilities: Archive video clips of productions, theatre practice and technology; combine with links to provide further background on shows, people and theatres, updating the reader about today's theatre practice through the breadth of information available on the world-wide web.

Richard Pilbrow is a lighting designer, theatre design consultant and author. He has been a producer of theatre, film and TV. He was a pioneer of stage lighting in Britain and was retained by Sir Laurence Olivier to be first lighting designer, and then theatre consultant to the National Theatre of Great Britain. His books Stage Lighting and Stage Lighting Design - The Art, the Craft, the Life have been international texts since 1970. Richard lives in Ridgefield CT, USA.

"Huge and superbly illustrated . . . It's an absolute joy to read"
Michael Coveney.

"The ultimate book on the creative team side of theatre. For the theatre aficionado, the perfect Christmas present."
Musical Theatre Magazine. UK

"Beautifully produced. Gripping, fascinating story. Very highly recommended."
L&S America

"Rich, engaging and insightful . . . jam-packed with wonderful stories . . . a visual feast.
Stage Directions

"For those with a love of theatre . . . this book is a gripping tale"
The Stage

"Essential reading for everyone who has had, or is setting out on a backstage career"
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