Chapter 17

Archiving and Final Activities

INTRODUCTION

This chapter examines archiving the production and final activities that take place in order to archive the show and put it to bed.

Once the lighting designer has left the show, there may still be any number of phone calls or emails exchanged with the creative team, the stage manager, or the production electrician. Usually the purpose for most of these brief discussions is to tweak and fine-tune details or moments in the show. Beyond these brief interactions, however, there may be little contact with anyone connected with the show, other than receiving and reacting to the stage manager’s daily performance reports.

In order to be able to quickly react to those conversations, however, it ...

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