The Plaza Theatre
Palm Springs, CA location.
AV Integration for Entertainment Industry
Theatre. Stage. Live Performance.
The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies was a Ziegfeld Follies style dance and musical review show that played at the historic Plaza Theatre in Palm Springs, California, United States seasonally from November to mid-May. The show was often credited with helping to revitalize and maintain the downtown area by bringing in patrons from around the globe.
The Follies was unique in that it only featured performers 55 and older and holds Guinness World Records for this claim to fame. The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies which was nominated at the 70th Academy Awards for Best Short Subject Documentary.
Press & Media Coverage
The new video wall in the Plaza Theatre and its impact on the Palm Springs Follies production garnered a lot of attention from AV industry publications. Several different publications showcased the work that the Fluid Sound team did to enhance the quality of the venue’s live shows while dealing with some significant challenges, such as a tight space to work in and an even tighter timeline. Read the industry writeups here:
Projection Lights & Staging News
Digital Signage Today
Sound & Video Contractor
In addition, this project was named the winner of a DIGI Award for “Best Deployment, Entertainment” by Digital Signage Magazine.
NEC, our partner for the display technology, also featured the Plaza Theatre project in a case study on their website. NEC’s LCD displays, with their ultra-narrow bezel, were the perfect products to give the theatre a display that would fit seamlessly into their production and provide reliable performance while still fitting within the theatre’s budget.