In the second edition of this book, three designers showed projects, plans, and equipment lists and discussed how their projects came together. This is almost more important than actually drawing a light plot. The hardest part for many designers is dealing with the client, the performance spaces, and the artist's demands that affect the design. With this edition, my prophecy that touring equipment would be used for all theatrical applications of entertainment lighting (didn't think about architecture back then) has come true. Just since the second edition went into print, moving luminaires have played a key role in lightingBroadway musicals.

You could say that two of the designers featured in this chapter are presenting traditional ...

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