THE TAKE-IN OR LOAD-IN
This is where the rubber meets the road. All the planning led to this moment and now you get to see what you got right and what you got wrong. Hopefully, you planned for surprises because there will definitely be plenty of those. If you are lucky, all the design teams communicated well and no one will be shocked when you say you are flying a center cluster array. Hopefully, no one will be stunned that you have speakers that need to hang on the electrics. Hopefully, the cable runs will be the length you planned for. And so the fun begins.
Before you get to the theatre there is usually a week of pre-hang. This is where the carpenters come in ...