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340 news items

Dezeen

Dezeen
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 23:56:15 -0700

The theatre's existing timber-framed fly tower – used to suspend props on rigging above the stage – was unable to deal with the technical demands of large-scale productions. Bennetts Associates devised the 10-metre-tall addition to support weights of ...

EtNow.com

EtNow.com
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:26:15 -0700

UK -The Shaftesbury Theatre in London prides itself on being the largest independent theatre in the West End. For over a century it has played host to many high quality, large scale productions, and in order to ensure its long term ability to do this ...

Lethbridge Herald

Lethbridge Herald
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:37:30 -0700

As designed by local architects Samuel Lurie and James Nuefeld, the city would gain a multi-purpose facility including a public library, an art gallery and space for a museum in addition to a fully-equipped 700-seat theatre including a fly tower and a ...

dailytelegraph.com.au

dailytelegraph.com.au
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:00:00 -0700

“Theatre companies are telling us how much they love the 12m wide stage and the 500-seat proscenium arch theatre with an automated five-storey full fly tower which gives them far more room to change sets. “The theatre is technically excellent and there ...

Curbed

Curbed
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:18:02 -0700

It's no timber skyscraper, but this striking new fly loft for London's Shaftesbury Theatre adds drama to city's evolving urban landscape. Designed by Bennetts Associates, the rusted steel box with a sawtooth top replaces the building's old wooden fly ...

Evening Standard

Evening Standard
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 06:00:34 -0700

At 8pm tonight, next door at the NT, there will be a free screening of Olivier's rabble-rousing Henry V projected onto the iconic fly tower. Cult upcoming curios at The New Cross and Deptford Free Film Festival (until May 1) include Ethan Hawke's ...

Metropolis Magazine

Metropolis Magazine
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:12:25 -0700

The demolition was concluded at the end of January. Of the NDT, only the fly tower—featuring an original mural by Madelon Vriesendorp—remains, left more or less intact for use by the resident dance company until construction of a new building, by ...

The Stage

The Stage
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:07:46 -0700

Planning documents reveal the theatre's existing fly tower will not be replicated in the new interior, though Wilson said this was a “red herring” as to the proposed building's capabilities. He said: “The Donmar doesn't have a fly tower, the Menier ...
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