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Miss Saigon 2014
Scope: Rigging Services
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25 years after Unusual Rigging helped bring Miss Saigon to the West End Stage for the first time, Jeremy Featherstone and his team were brought on board as the show began a new run at the Prince Edward Theatre in London’s West End in summer 2014.
With the key effects and scenic items of the production based on a touring version of the show, Unusual was confronted with the challenge of bringing the production to life in the old West End theatre.
- Prepared the grid to enable the counterweight flown and motorised elements of the show to come in and fly on time
- Organised the lifting of large pieces of set and the associated machinery into the building without disrupting the busy street outside
- Combined hoists, runway beams and bridles to enable large pieces of equipment, some weighing up to two tonnes, to be moved to the middle of the stage and positioned with accuracy.
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