Jack D. Sutton

Another System to Facilitate Hanging Lights


This article describes another way to facilitate the hanging of lights. The system is particularly useful during a quick turnaround such as a summer stock changeover. Materials needed include rolls of adding machine paper, black and red markers, a tape measure, and masking tape.



First, cut the adding machine paper to the lengths of the electrics. Second, find and mark the centerline. Third, measure out from the centerline in each direction and mark the hanging position of each instrument as indicated on the light plot. In a red-marker circle at each location, write the information ...

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