Teatro Municipal, ''Macbeth''

São Paulo

The forest of Birnam is represented with a series of Set pieces covered with black FMB - Macbeth 400 velvet which, hung by a flying line, mask a Rear-illuminated cyclorama made of RNV - Nevada, dimensions 17 x h 9 m.Instead of the background, it's the silhouettes of the trees that light up ...
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... and change their colouring.For the backlighting of the scene it was also used a second and more transparent ...
... RNB - Nebbia cyclorama measuring 20 x h 10 m.The articulated Stage masking, made up of 17 large velvet parts made of FMB - Macbeth 400 and FOT - Otello velvet, all with flat making ...
... had the indispensable task of optimizing the operation of the complex lighting system.In this case, a 20 x h 10 m FOT - Otello velvet backdrop (Eclipse panel) is lowered onto the scene like a Fly curtain and acts as a dark background at first to a suspended round Set piece which stylizes an eclipse ...
... and then to the aerial dance of ten LED bars, also helping to bring out the blue lighting which, below, gives an almost phosphorescent appearance to the choir.Two other half backdrops ...
... made of FOT - Otello velvet, 11 x h 9 m, whose central edges are underlined by two luminous vertical lines created with LED strips, which move away from the center with a Traveler opening on the backlit cyclorama.Or, in another scene …
... two framed backdrops made of black FMB - Macbeth 400 velvet (Diagonal panel upstage and Diagonal panel downstage) open a horizontal passage with a perspective illusion still on the RNV - Nevada cyclorama.The scenography and lighting of the show also used ...
... some large layers with variable transparency whose presence the public did not perceive, their perimeter being masked by the wings and borders of the Black quadrature.A grey BOP - Opera tulle, 17 x h 9 m (Cyclorama gauze) ...
Melodrama in four acts
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
First night
Florence, Teatro della Pergola, 14/3/1847

Stage direction
Annick Lavallée-Benny
Costume design
Jacques Reynaud
Light design
A.J. Weissbard

Teatro Comunale of Bologna
Teatro Municipal of São Paulo
2012 / 2013

Materials used in this production

BOP - Opera

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

BSC - Scala

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

BSU - Super Gobelin

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

BVE - Veneziano

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

FMB - Macbeth 400


FOT - Otello


Rear-illuminated backdrops

Vinyl backdrops: typologies

RNB - Nebbia

Rear-projection films

RNV - Nevada

Rear-projection films

Stage maskings

Acoustic curtains

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