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Waikato Times

Waikato Times
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:15:35 -0700

She was speaking at Hamilton City Council's meeting of the Community Forum Sub Committee on Wednesday to the critical importance of getting the theatre's fly tower, or theatrical rigging system, fixed sooner rather than later. She also pushed for the ...

Leicester Mercury

Leicester Mercury
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 03:03:08 -0700

Between the two chimney stacks on the left of the photo is what I suspect is the fly tower of the old Palace Theatre, which was then being used as a cinema. The new Savoy was a huge cinema, built in 1937. According to historian Brian Johnson, in his ...

Derby Telegraph

Derby Telegraph
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 23:30:06 -0700

... as there is not much extra space surrounding it. While dithering Derby still has the ruined Hippodrome to sort out I didn't consider the hall as a potential theatre, especially as the need for a fly-tower nowadays might compromise its listed ...

The Canberra Times

The Canberra Times
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:31:26 -0700

It doesn't have a pit, it doesn't have a fly tower, so the orchestra is on stage, but it's a really great community theatre." Into the Woods will be followed later in the year by another Sondheim show, Company, presented by Everyman Theatre and Block ...

Cape Breton Post

Cape Breton Post
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:48:45 -0700

The stage also has a fly tower, like the Savoy Theatre, for the lowering and raising of set pieces on and off the stage. We didn't have such set pieces but wish we did so we could enjoy that amenity. And the staff did everything they could to make our ...

The Stage

The Stage
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:11:15 -0700

Plans have been submitted for a major upgrade of Hull's New Theatre, which would include increasing both the stage size and the auditorium. By expanding the stage size and increasing the height of the fly tower by five metres, larger touring shows will ...

ArtsHub (subscription)

ArtsHub (subscription)
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 21:52:30 -0700

This year saw the opening of the Ulumbarra Theatre, a radical transformation of the old Sandhurst Gaol including a state-of-the-art fly-tower 1000-seat theatre. It is a breathtakingly beautiful re-invention that turns an historically dead zone of the ...
Architects' Journal
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:10:52 -0700

Alterations to the Bertie Crewe-designed, Grade II*-listed building will create a 'contemporary addition to this important West End site'. The flytower was strengthened in 2002 to increase its' capacity and has since seen further adaptations to ...

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