`The Colors of Christmas` ®
‘Th e C olors of C h ristmas’
®
TO U R R ID ER
PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS
PART 2
PURCHASER shall comply with PRODUCER’s requirements so that the best possible performance
may be rendered and agrees to provide and pay for at his sole cost and expense, equipment,
production, personnel, services and other items necessary to the presentation of 'COLORS' and at no
cost to PRODUCER including, but not limited to, the following:
1.
STAGE
The ideal stage space is 46’ wide X 40’ deep. However, we require a minimum of 10’ to 12’ of
working space for 'COLORS' artists and 35’ of workable stage from left to right. There should
not be any space between the front edge of the stage and audience seating (such as an orchestra
pit).
A.
ORCHESTRA PIT
If the theater has the necessary stage dimensions to accommodate 'COLORS'
production requirements for proscenium theater, 'COLORS' will not use the orchestra
pit as a performing area. If a theater is equipped with an orchestra pit with seating
wagons which match the permanent theater seats, they can be sold if PRODUCER is
notified in advance.
B.
SOFT GOODS
(4)
(1)
Sets of black legs and borders with downstage tormentor legs and teaser.
Black full stage drape (100% fullness) - 30’ high X 60’ wide
C.
STOOLS
(4)
30” matching wood, black, backless stools
D.
STAGE SET
(36)
12" - 14" RED POINSETTIAS
(5)
(5)
(4)
(4)
4’
4’
4’
4’
(36)
(24)
Music stands with lights and stingers
Black matching chairs (orchestra)
X
X
X
X
8’
8’
8’
8’
X
X
X
X
6” risers
12” risers
24” risers
36” risers
(with
(with
(with
(with
1
chair
chair
chair
chair
rails
rails
rails
rails
and
and
and
and
skirted)
skirted)
skirted)
skirted)
2.
STAGE HANDS / CREW / LABOR
All stage personnel, union and/or non-union, shall be provided by PURCHASER to work on
'COLORS' show set-up, rehearsals, show and strike. It is the right of 'COLORS' Production
Manager to either hold or release the crew upon completion of work.
A Production Assistant / Runner with a car and knowledge of the local area must be
available to the 'COLORS' Production Manager for the full day.
The venue must be available at 8 A.M. for the following stagehand call, whether or not
required by local union agreements:
A.
LOAD -IN
(16)
Working stagehands
In departmentalized situations:
B.
(6)
(6)
(2)
(2)
Electricians
Carpenters
Audio
Props
(2)
(4)
Riggers
Loaders
SHOW CALL
(1)
(1)
(4)
(1)
(1)
(2)
(1)
C.
House Electrician
Light board operator (on stand-by)
Follow spots
Carpenter
Fly Rail
Audio
Props
STRIKE
(6)
(6)
(4)
(2)
(2)
(4)
Electricians
Carpenters
Audio
Props
Riggers
Loaders
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3.
MUSIC
A full orchestra rehearsal at PURCHASER’s sole expense shall be provided at PRODUCER’s
option totaling five (5) hours, to be held on the day of the first show, as PRODUCER
determines, including necessary stagehands, lighting and sound technicians. Exact rehearsal
shall be determined at PRODUCER’s sole discretion.
A.
INSTRUMENTATION
The following are instrumentation requirements for 'COLORS':
PRODUCER travels with and will supply up to 5 musicians, including:
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
Musical Director / Piano
Drums
Bass - Fender
Guitar
Keyboards
PURCHASER provides 21 musicians additional instrumentation including:
B.
(3)
Reeds: 1st WW 2nd WW3rd WW-
Alto Sax - Flute - Piccolo - Bb Clarinet - Soprano Sax
Alto Sax - Tenor Sax - Flute - Bb Clarinet
Bass Clarinet - Bb Clarinet - C Flute - Bari Sax
- Tenor Sax
(3)
(1)
(2)
(1)
(6)
(2)
(2)
(1)
Trumpets:
All double flugelhorn
Trombone
French Horns
Harp
Violins
Violas
Celli
Percussionist: to play: Tympani - Orch. Bells - Vibes - Chimes - Trick Bag
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Steinway or Baldwin grand piano of no less than seven (7) feet in length, in
perfect working order, tuned to standard pitch of A-440 on the day of
performance prior to rehearsal. After rehearsal we require a touch-up tuning
prior to first performance, and said piano shall be kept in tune for the
duration
of the rehearsal and engagement hereunder. Note: Please provide
Conductor's
Desk Lamp on piano.
Other instrument rentals required:
(2)
(1)
(1)
(2)
(1)
(2)
C.
Tympani - 26” and 29”
Set of Vibes
Chimes
Congas with stands
Orchestra bells
plus
Bag of Tricks
MUSICAL EQUIPMENT RENTALS - (REFERENCE ONLY – will be
advanced)
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GUITAR -
BASS -
1-
Mesa Boogie 'Mark 4 ' Guitar Amp
1-
Roland JC 120 Guitar Amp
2-
Guitar Stands
1-
SWR 800 or 400 with
2-
Goliath speaker cabinets
1-
Bass Stand
Note: Galien-Kruger 800 or 400 with (2)
Hartke cabinets can be substituted
KEYBOARDS - 1 -
Korg Triton Pro X (76 keys) with sustain
pedal
DRUMS -
1-
Korg Trinity Pro
1-
Roland D-50 Keyboard w/ sustain pedal
1-
Mackie 16 Channel Mixer
1-
Quik Lock 2-tier keyboard stand (double braced)
2-
Quik Lock 1-tier keyboard stand (double braced)
8-
Stereo cable 1/4 cords
1-
Complete drum set, suitable for contemporary
styles of music, either D.W. (Drum
Yamaha or Pearl (in order of
including without limitation:
Workshop),
preference),
Pinstripe
4
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(1)
(8)
(1)
(1)
Bass Drum with Iron Cobra Pedal
Floor Tom - 14"
Floor Tom - 16"
Rack Tom - 8"
Rack Tom - 10"
Rack Tom - 12"
Snare Drum 5-1/2" x 14 "
Back-Up Snare Drum 6-1/2" x 14"
Heavy-Duty Snare Drum Stand
Heavy-Duty Hi-Hat Stand (Yamaha or Pearl)
Cymbal Stands - Heavy Duty with booms
Drum throne (Yamaha or Pearl)
8’ X 8’ rug
Note:
Request all drums have new Remo
heads
4.
SOUND SYSTEM (SEE ADDENDUM)
(Possible Seat Kills / See PART I - Ticketing)
The 'COLORS' sound man furnished by PRODUCER for the engagement will have the
absolute right to work the board and mix the sound and perform such other functions in
connection with 'COLORS'’s sound as PRODUCER may require, and further in such event,
the PURCHASER’s sound man may not interfere in any way with 'COLORS' sound mix.
All minimal requirements listed are general and all brand names and models are
interchangeable with products of equal quality and performance. NO Peavey equipment under
any circumstances.
PLEASE NOTE: A 4' PLEXI-GLAS BAFFLE NEEDS TO BE PUT AROUND THE DRUM
SET
A.
HOUSE SYSTEM
A stereo 4-way system consisting of front loaded JBL or TAD components
capable of 110 dB at back wall, with even coverage of +/- 3 dB from 40 Hz to
16 kHz, at all seats, including all balconies, in the house.
The house mix position shall be in the house seating area, on the main floor, no
more than 100 ft. from the downstage edge, and in no way impaired by any
physical objects such as posts, house seats, glass, etc. An area of 12’ X 8’ will be
needed.
B.
MIXING CONSOLE
(40)
Harrison,
(8)
(8)
(8)
(1)
Input channels with 4 band e.q. on each module (Soundcraft,
Yamaha, Ramsa)
Sub master group’s assignment for sub-mixing (vocal, string, rhythm, brass)
Auxiliary sends (all with post/pre assign)
Matrix house sends
24 x 4 sub mixer with basic EQ to mix string section, horns and
percussion
C.
HOUSE PROCESSING
Equalizers:
(Klark):
(X)
One 1/3 octave for each output to house speaker
clusters.
DDL:
(3)
Yamaha SPX 990's
Compressors:
(8)
(4)
Channels of compressors (DBX, Klark, Brooke)
Channels of gates (Drawmer, DBX, Aphex)
Reverb:
(3)
Separate reverb units - (preferable) Lexicon PCM
70 or 80
Playback:
(1)
Professional studio quality Cassette Player and DAT
Recorder.
RTA:
(1)
Real Time Analyzer at Front of House
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D.
MONITORS - FOR PROSCENIUM STAGE
(1)
40 x 16 mix monitor console with 4 band EQ on each channel module
(Soundcraft, Harrison, Yamaha, Ramsa)
(18)
Channels of 1/3 octave EQ (Klark) with amplification for 18
corresponding mixes.
(3)
Reverb Units - PCM 70, SPX 90, 990 or 1000
(2)
frequency
amplification not
(4)
Low profile foot monitors with (1) 15” speaker and (1) 2” driver on
set up for bi-amplification. These foot monitors are placed off the
downstage edge.
(11)
Stage monitors with (1) 12” or 15” speaker and (1) 2” driver on horn
up for bi-amplification. These monitors are placed within the rhythm
section.
horn
set
E.
MONITORS - FOR THEATERS IN THE ROUND
(6)
Low profile foot monitors with (1) 15” speaker and (1) 2” driver on
set up for bi-amplification.
(6)
Stage monitors with (1) 12” speaker and (1) 2” driver on horn set up
bi-amplification.
horn
for
F.
DRESSING ROOM MONITORS
(4)
G.
Front loaded side fill monitors JBL or T.A.D. with 2 - 15” low
speakers and (1) 2” 90° horn per side set up for bipassive .
Dressing room monitors in each of the 4 'COLORS' principal artist’s
dressing rooms and must work off the house send.
MICROPHONES
Total professional quality microphones are needed.
PLOT -
NOTE: PLEASE SEE MIC LIST AND INPUT LIST ON SOUND STAGE
ADDENDUM 'B'
'COLORS' carries (5) wireless mics - Shure UMF 87's (4) and (1) spare UMF 58.
All mic cable must be shielded and all phased alike.
NOTE: 11 “Y” cables are needed.
H.
ACCESSORIES
Microphone stands are to be Atlas round base unless specified:
6
(4)
(8)
(6)
(16)
I.
Star Stands - excellent condition
Small Stands with Booms
Standard Stands
Standard Stands with Booms
(4)
(16)
(4)
Tripod Stands with Booms
ISO String mic clips
Drum rim clamps
COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
Intercom:
Musical
A working intercommunication or Clear-Com system to
each sound console area, each side of stage and
Director position, all with telephone handsets (no
headsets) and independent of lighting
communications.
(5 TOTAL POSITIONS)
Walkie - Talkies:
J.
(4)
(4)
(4)
Two-Channel Walkie Talkies
Spare Batteries
Chargers
SOUND CHECK
A full 'COLORS' sound check will be scheduled for 4:00 p.m. on first night of
scheduled engagement.
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5.
LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS - PROSCENIUM STAGE (SEE ADDENDUM)
(Possible Seat Kills / See PART I - Ticketing)
The 'COLORS' Lighting Director, furnished by the PRODUCER for the engagement, should
have the absolute right to work the board and perform such other functions in connection
with the lights as PRODUCER may require. The light plot and board hook-up for
proscenium stage should be considered part of the requirements for 'COLORS'.
PLEASE NOTE: IN SOME SITUATIONS, WE RECOMMEND THE QUICKEST AND
MOST EFFICIENT WAY TO HANG THE LIGHTING FOR THIS SHOW IS TO
UTILIZE 3 TRUSSES. PLEASE WORK WITH OUR 'L.D.' TO DETERMINE BEST COURSE
OF ACTION.
A.
FOLLOW SPOTS
(4)
B.
STAGE BACKLIGHT (ORCHESTRA WASHES)
(5)
C.
6 X 16 - 1K - leko downlight pools
Conductor leko specials
Christmas Tree leko specials
6 X 16 - 1K - band leko specials
Star back Ray Light 600 W
ACL 4552 - 250 W
CYC LIGHTING
(3)
(4)
F.
Par 64 - 1K - MFL - 8K color washes.
SPECIALS
(6)
(2)
(4)
(8)
(8)
(8)
E.
Par 64 - 1K - MFL - 12K color washes.
STAGE BACKLIGHT (APRON WASHES)
(6)
D.
Xenon Super Troupers equipped with color boom for six (6) frames, a
working iris and adjustable objective lens. If Super Troupers are not
available notify PRODUCER immediately.
6K top color washes in RED - BLUE - AMBER
6K ground row color washes in RED - BLUE - AMBER - GREEN
HOUSELIGHTS
Should the house lights be controlled from a separate booth, the operator must
be on communication line with 'COLORS' Lighting Director at least fifteen (15)
minutes before showtime and continuously during the show. At no time should
the houselights be turned up during unless requested by 'COLORS' Lighting
Director.
G.
MISCELLANEOUS
(1)
H.
Jumper and adapter as required to plug in 'COLORS' “twinkle lights” PRODUCER provides and may require ghost load.
LIGHTING CONTROL
8
(60)
(1)
I.
12KW dimmers or equal (approximate)
Control board. MUST be memory type or 2-scene preset with 60
programmable submasters, complete with control cables as required.
The control board must be located in the house, preferably next to the
sound console.
COLOR AND EXPENDABLES
All color media as noted on the 'COLORS' lighting plot and this information
packet. No substitutes are allowed unless approved by 'COLORS' Lighting
Director. All expendables such as tie line, lamps, etc. must be provided with
lighting system.
J.
COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM
Provide Clear-Com or other type reliable headset communications between
Lighting Director at the control board, the follow spots, the house board
(houselights), flyrail and stage manager backstage - Independent of sound
communications.
6.
LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS - THEATER IN THE ROUND
A.
COLOR WASHES
(6)
L-181,
(3)
B.
STAGE SPECIALS
(2)
(2)
(2)
(5)
(4)
(6)
(1)
(3)
C.
Full stage color washes in the following 'COLORS': R-83, R-46, R-58,
R-37, R-68
Full orchestra pit washes in the following 'COLORS': R-83, R-46, R-34
Star aisle - 6 X 12 leko - 1K
Conductor - 6 X 12 leko - 1K
Orchestra - 6 X 12 leko - 1K
Down pools - 6 X 12 leko - 1K
Gobo specials - 6 X 9 leko - 1K
Gobo specials - 6 X 12 leko - 1K
Center gobo - 6 X 12 leko - 1K
Center pools - 6 X 12 leko - 1K
AREA LIGHTING
“Pie” areas - full stage coverage (R-33)
“Pie” areas - full stage coverage (R-54)
D.
OTHER SPECIAL LIGHTING
Multi-colored pools or other house special may be used.
E.
FOLLOW SPOTS - (IF APPLICABLE)
(4 )
Followspots - type and number dependent on distance and position
within the performing space.
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F.
sight of
G.
LIGHTING CONTROL
(36)
2.4 KW to 6KW dimmers required, depending on theater, complete
with all feeder and control cables. Additional dimmers will be used if
available.
(1)
Control board - MUST be memory type or 2-scene preset with 60
programmable submasters. Control board must be within line of
the stage.
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
All color media
Expendables such as tie line, lamps, pattern holders, etc.
PRODUCER carries it’s own gobos.
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7.
POWER
A building electrician is required to be available during stage call and throughout the day.
The cost of this service shall be the sole responsibility of PURCHASER.
A.
LIGHTING
(1)
B.
400 Amp service - 3 phase
SOUND
(1)
200 Amp service - single phase
IMPORTANT NOTE: AUDIO POWER TO BE ON SEPARATE SERVICE
8.
PERMITS
The PURCHASER agrees to secure and furnish all necessary permits and licenses to allow
'COLORS' to properly produce their production.
9.
TRANSPORTATION & PARKING
A.
TRANSPORTATION
Transportation must be furnished to and from airport, the hotel(s) and the
theater for the 'COLORS' principal artists, staff, musicians, technicians, equipment
and luggage.
(2)
2001 – 2002 STRETCH LIMOUSINES - For four (4) Principal Artists
(2)
15-Passenger VANS -
for Staff, Technicians, Musicians (with back
row removed)
(1)
B.
LUGGAGE TRUCK-
Luggage and equipment only
PARKING
There should be adequate reserved backstage parking for two (2) star limousines and
two (2) crew / musician buses.
10.
SECURITY
A.
SECURITY GUARDS
The PURCHASER shall provide 'COLORS' with two (2) adequate uniformed security
guards for artist protection at least three (3) hours prior to start of performance and
shall remain until departure of 'COLORS' principal performers. These security men are
for the sole purpose of star dressing room security with all security arrangements being
subject to 'COLORS' representative’s requirements.
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11.
B.
PASSES
a
'COLORS' representative will carry necessary “ALL ACCESS” passes for the
engagement hereunder. Touring personnel will wear a laminated pass and shall have
the highest priority. All other backstage, crew and guest passes must be approved by
'COLORS' representative.
WARDROBE
A competent, experienced wardrobe mistress shall be on-call with industrial steamer, ironing
equipment, etc. from 1:00 p.m. on each performance night to assist the 'COLORS' Wardrobe
Mistress.
12.
BACKSTAGE & DRESSING ROOM ACCOMMODATIONS
The following rooms are required for the sole use of 'COLORS' to be provided by
PURCHASER. All dressing rooms must be clean, well lit and have climate control. All
rooms should have full-length mirrors and contain A.C. 100-120 volt outlets. Rooms are to be
ready for occupancy at load-in on day of first show.
PLEASE NOTE - the following is the basic dressing room requirements for
the principal artists- any specific needs will be advanced by the 'COLORS'
Production Manager.
A.
ARTIST # 1
- STAR DRESSING ROOM - # 1
( TO BE ADVANCED BY PRODUCTION MANAGER )
B.
ARTIST # 2
- STAR DRESSING ROOM - # 2
( TO BE ADVANCED BY PRODUCTION MANAGER )
C.
ARTIST # 3
- STAR DRESSING ROOM - # 3
( TO BE ADVANCED BY PRODUCTION MANAGER )
D.
ARTIST # 4
- STAR DRESSING ROOM - # 4
( TO BE ADVANCED BY PRODUCTION MANAGER )
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E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
13.
'COLORS' MUSICAL DIRECTOR ROOM
Containing:
Water
Coffee / Tea
Soda
Juice
Cheese Tray
Fruit Tray
'COLORS' MUSICIANS DRESSING ROOM
Containing:
Water
Coffee
Soda
Juice
Cheese Tray
Fruit Tray
PRODUCTION OFFICE / CREW ROOM
Containing:
Water, coffee, tea, soda, juices.
CHOIR - CHORUS ROOM
Containing:
Water
ORCHESTRA - CHORUS ROOM
Containing:
Water
WARDROBE ROOM
CATERING - REFRESHMENTS & MEALS
The following catered meals are to be provided by PURCHASER and approved by 'COLORS'
Production Manager.
A.
LOAD-IN -
Day of first performance:
Coffee, Hot Tea, juices, bread, assorted Danish or donuts and a 'hot
plate' set-up with eggs and toaster for self-serve breakfast from 8:00
a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for 'COLORS' crew and technicians TOTAL 8 PEOPLE
B.
LUNCH -
Day of first performance (12:00 or 1:00 p.m.):
Assorted deli trays
TOTAL 12 PEOPLE
C.
DINNER -
Day of first performance (6 p.m.)
Full dinner served for 'COLORS' staff (6:00 or 7:00 p.m.)
Box-Type dinner or Pizza and for approximately 40 Choir Members
TOTAL 27 PEOPLE + CHOIR
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS (PART ONE) AND
TECHNICAL RIDER SECTION (PART TWO) OF THIS RIDER ARE HEREBY AGREED AND
ACCEPTED.
AGREED AND ACCEPTED BY.
______________________________
PURCHASER
AGREED AND ACCEPTED BY:
_______________________________
PRODUCER
____________
DATE
____________
DATE
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