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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

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For most programming, you do not need to sign up in advance! For the most part, admission is first-come, first-served. Exceptions to this include workshops and autograph/photobooth sessions - more information about these can be found on our website. Adding a panel to your schedule does not guarantee admission to the panel.
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Saturday, January 23 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Do You Hear the People Sing?: Broadway Sound Design

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If you can hear the people sing, it’s only because of the sound designers working tirelessly to give every audience member the same auditory experience. How do the experiences of working in different Broadway theatres compare? How does the placement of the band affect the sound design of musicals? And how do you even amplify sound in a hundred-year-old theatre?

Moderators
avatar for Robert Viagas

Robert Viagas

Robert Viagas is an author, editor, journalist, librettist, and project manager with more than thirty years of experience working on Broadway, most of it with Playbill Inc. and the Tony Awards. Viagas was founding editor (1994) of Playbill.com. He has published 19 books on performing... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kai Harada

Kai Harada

Sound Designer
Sound designs include Allegiance, Gigi, Brooklynite (Vineyard Theatre), Little Dancer (Kennedy Center), On the Town, Follies (Drama Desk Award and Tony Award nomination), Fun Home (Drama Desk Award nomination), First Date, Million Dollar Quartet, Zorro (Moscow, Atlanta), Hinterm Horizont... Read More →
avatar for Leon Rothenberg

Leon Rothenberg

Leon is a Tony award-winning Sound Designer based in New York City who has designed for a number of environments including theater, film, dance, installation and the circus. Recent credits include musicals and plays across the country at venues such as the Old Globe, Arena Stage... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Murray Hill