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Machinal definition: part of a machine society is a working machine but when something goes wrong, it breaks down women: homemaker, secretary, insignificant jobs, no high statuses Helen empathize with her? Background: machinery cage city flag – judicial feel cogs spinning → show is moving along colors of set according to mood Sound Designers Creating and producing the audio aspects of production lighting and design depend on technology 2 main objectives reproduction reinforcement Sound Reproductions creating environmental sounds car honk crickets people talking should be realistic coordinate scene change music Sound Reinforcement amplification of voices and instruments Broadway uses body mics with transmitter on all performers lavalier microphone must coordinate with the costume designer personally – sound mixes on Broadway too similar to concerts
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The Producer • The Record Producer o Recording industry • Creative force behind the music o Quincy Jones • Worked with Michael Jackson o George Martin • “the fifth beatle” • The Television Producer o Coordinate all aspects of all tv’s shows production • Casting, shooting, go-between TV network and production company • Movie Producer o Coordinate all phases of development • Production, casting, budgets, distribution • George Lucas- Star Wars, Indian Jones • Brian Glazer- partners with Ron Howard • Drew Barrymore Theater Producer • The person responsible for all aspects of mounting a professional production • This includes: o Obtaining the property rights (playwright) o Raising funds • Typical broadway musical is about $10 mill o Managing budget o Hiring personnel • Creative, administrative, and production o Production management o Casting o Marketing • Role of the Producer o A good producer • Follows the traditional model of the entrepreneur One who is willing to assume the risk • has such characteristics: discipline, self-motivation, inspiration, strong leadership, visionary- usually can see what others want • a producer on Broadway o A producer • Should have a strong belief in the creativity of the show • Should have a strong belief in he financial potential of the show • Margo Lion Notable Broadway producer Grew in Baltimore Hairspray- written and directed by John Walters Margo believed:
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• Cult status of the film • Music and dance sequences • Equals an ideal Broadway musical • Won the 2003 tony award for best musical • Major motion picture that starred John Travolta and Queen Latifah • Areas of Responsibility o Financial • Raising money • Managing it o Hiring stadff • General manager • Creatives Playwright Director Designers Casting • Star vs. no star o Star • Higher compensation Other staffing • Higher advertising Announce the star • Interest from the press • More ticket sales o Give producers a choice • And they want to cast a star
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