Zoom Season 5

Stage Manager Bruce Bordette (foreground) Lighting by John Plausse Click to enlarge

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Crew Training Tape – Transcript (1962)

From Don Hallock This tape was shot in the temporary studio at the Boston Museum of Science. It was intended as an in-house training tool, primarily for new BU student interns. It puroprted to be a catalog of many of the most frequently perpetrated production errors portrayed in comic relief. Response at the April reunion…

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Studio A (1967)

From David Atwood David Atwood (camera) and Steve Potter (dolly) shooting a 1967 production starring Lotte Lenya (Dave Davis directing). The monstrously unwieldy and notoriously unstable TK-60 camera, sporting a turret of four fixed lenses, is the last black and white model that RCA ever made. These guys are operating the equally unwieldy (though beloved)…

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Development Memories (1970s-80s)

From Lo Hartnett This is the Development Department in the spring of 1979 taken in the palacial offices of the 110 Western Avenue garage. The mad money-raisers are: Standing – Susan Ballough, Nancy England, Katie (Murphy) Fisher, Jo Madden, John D. Carver, Debby (Thorburn) Ashton, Sam Tyler, Michael Newton. On the desk – Lo Hartnett,…

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