Fairy Tale Themes for the Modern Era

Fairy Tale Themes for the Modern Era When Hollywood and the theatrical community get together, whether on stage or the silver screen, the results are usually fantastic. In recent years, it seems as if stories based on fairy tale and fantasy themes are at the top of the list for such collaborations. Historically, when thinking…

Getting Creative With Stage Lighting

Getting Creative With Stage Lighting Planning and implementing visual effects takes time and skill – and it’s just one part of the tech crew’s job! The good news? You can bring first class presentation and personalization to your stage even if you don’t have a full-time, professional tech crew at your disposal. Proper use of stage lighting can…

A Deeper Look at the Backdrop Design Process

A Deeper Look at the Backdrop Design Process When our team sets out to design a backdrop, we take several things into account. The needs of theatrical directors, dance instructors, and event planners are priority number one. We survey the market and listen to our clients to identify areas that need more – or better – attention.…

Park Hill South’s PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Sets The Bar For High School Productions

Park Hill South’s PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Sets The Bar For High School Productions High quality stage shows are a byproduct of Fine Arts Education Programs in communities both large and small. One such program worthy of recognition is The Park Hill South Performing Arts Program located in Kansas City Missouri. The creative minds at…

Improving On-Stage Imagery With Headers and Legs

Improving On-Stage Imagery With Headers and Legs Headers and legs find homes in all sorts of stages shows and special events. They are effective at both adding scenery and allowing directors to better handle the logistics of their stage(s). Often these imagery options are designed and used in conjunction with a particular backdrop. However, savvy directors often…

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT Joins the TheatreWorld Family

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT Joins the TheatreWorld Family Monty Python has a cult following that resonates with fans worldwide. The group’s reach hit Broadway in 2005, as SPAMALOT made its first theatrical run, blending Monty Python’s humor with anecdotes from long-running Broadway shows. This comical take on King Arthur’s quest to locate the Holy Grail created even more Monty Python…

TheatreWorld’s New PETER PAN Collection Debuts on CBS’ “The Talk”

TheatreWorld’s New PETER PAN Collection Debuts on CBS’ “The Talk” Our team has a knack for identifying stage shows and scripts that are due for an imagery upgrade. About a year ago, our Directors’ Roundtable began heavily discussing PETER PAN. They decided that we needed to apply a portion of our focus towards this popular…

From The Directors’ Roundtable; LITTLE MERMAID Suggested Drops

From The Directors’ Roundtable: LITTLE MERMAID Suggested Drops THE LITTLE MERMAID is a classic show, dear to audiences and Directors alike. This versatile show delivers a wide array of emotions, ranging from bright and upbeat to dark and sinister. Directors also have the option of choosing between obtaining rights to the script for the full…

Brand New Imagery for SHREK THE MUSICAL Now Releasing!

Brand New Imagery for SHREK THE MUSICAL Now Releasing! Recently, our Creative Team focused a good amount of attention on creating new imagery options for SHREK THE MUSICAL. In an earlier post, we highlighted the planning process for one of these brand new drops. We showed you exactly how our team went about creating imagery…

TheatreWorld Customer Wins 2013 Daytime Emmy Award

TheatreWorld Customer Wins 2013 Daytime Emmy Award TheatreWorld Backdrops would like to send out a sincere congratulations to Matt Tognacci, Art Director for CBS’ daytime talk show, The Talk. Matt and his entire team won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction! The Talk stars hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler,…