Kids in Black
That innocuous-seeming crew of people listed beneath the actors in every program, who scurry around in black backstage and hover over the proceedings in the sound and light booth, may not be well-known to most theatregoers, but this silent, hidden army is all-powerful. Techies get almost no share in the glory, but they run the world, and here's how.
"...there's not enough planning? Then, says lighting designer Zach Murphy, "I come up with this great beautiful blue swirly..."
Dec. 15, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun