Monthly Archives: July 2014


For our production of WIT, I wanted to create something new for several flashback scenes.  In the past, I’ve processed an individual actor’s mic with reverb + delay to create this type of effect.  But for WIT, the actors were not mic’d.  It’s funny how you get stuck in a […]

The Sound of a Flashback


I received a wonderful (if unintended) compliment during our run of Avenue Q.  It went something like this – “We  love seeing shows at the black box.  We get to hear the actors without all those crazy microphones and speakers.”  The reality of course was that we did use some […]

Without All Those Crazy Microphones



In talking with lots of community theater folks (actors, musicians, techies) one of the universal rites-of-passage is Les Miserable.  It is epic in almost every dimension imaginable and has a huge following.  My time came this past June with The Norton Singers.  From a sound engineering perspective Les Mis is […]

Death by Cee Lo