Lyric Opera of Chicago

Carmen Production Rental

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Carmen

George Bizet
Director: John Copley
Set Designer: Robin Don
Costume Designer: Robert Perdziola
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler
Year Built: 1999
Year Last Performed at LOC: 2006

Running Time:
Total:  3:42:00
3 Acts, 2 Intermissions, Pause in Act III for scene shift

Directorial and Music Staff:
DIRECTOR:  John Copley
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR:  Leslie Halla
CONDUCTOR: Sir Andrew Davis
CHOREOGRAPHER: Ken Von Heidecke
PROJECTED ENGLISH TITLES BY: Francis Rizzo

Scenery:
SET DESIGNER:  Robin Don
YEAR BUILT: 1999
SET OWNED BY: Lyric Opera of Chicago
NUMBER AND SIZE OF CONTAINERS: 8 – 48’0”
NUMBER OF LINES USED:  11 not counting House electrics and masking
NUMBER OF SPOT MOTORS:  5 Hoffner Spot Motors, 2 CM Chain Motors
TEASER HEIGHT: 30’-0"
TORMENTOR OPENING: 45’-0" (False Prosc. Opening 41’4”)
MIN. DEPTH OF SET:  60’0”
TRAPS USED: None
GROUNDCLOTH OR DECKING: 1 piece ground cloth approx. 70’w x 58’ deep
SCRIMS:  Black Scrim
PIT SCRIM/SAFETY NET: Yes
CYCLORAMA: No
STOCK: Escape Platforming and Stairs
OTHER: 2 Painted Drops 75’w x 25’h (False Prosc. Used from Elixir)
  RP Screen dimentions: 48’w x 33’9”h tapering down to 36’

Costumes:
COSTUME DESIGNER:  Robert Perdziola
YEAR BUILT: 1999/2000
NUMBER OF HAMPERS:  30
OTHER: Some pieces were pulled from LO stock.

Wigs/Makeup:
WIG/MAKEUP DESIGNER:  Richard Jarvie

Lighting:
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Duane Schuler
PYROTECHNICS/SPECIAL EFFECTS: Fog
NUMBER OF FOLLOW SPOTS:  4 total

Stage Crew Requirements:

SET UP:

         
 

Carps: 18 

Props: 11 

Elecs: 13 

Ward: N/A 

Wigs/Makeup: 5

RUN:

         
 

Carps: 18 

Props: 11

Elecs: 13 

Ward: 19 

Wigs/Makeup: 19

STRIKE:

         
 

Carps: 18 

Props: 11 

Elecs: 13 

Ward: N/A

Wigs/Makeup: 5


 

Tech Summary:
HOURS NEEDED FOR SET UP:  Initial: 8-12 hours / Set-up In Rep: 4-5 hours
HOURS NEEDED FOR STRIKE:  In Rep: 2 hours / Final: 8 hours
TOTAL HOURS TO SET AND FOCUS:  2.5-3 hours

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