Most people have heard of Cirque du Soleil. In Las Vegas they run the "O Show" - a phenomenal production feat with a stage comprising of a 17-foot deep pool and mechanical systems that raise and lower set elements from under the water. The 122 technicians include scuba divers who ensure that the production elements and the 75 performers remain safe under the water!
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The American Theatre Wing just put out an excellent new video interview with Tony Award-winning lighting designers Natasha Katz (Aladdin) and Howell Binkley (Hamilton) about the art and practice of lighting design for live theatre. View the video below: