The World of Hype Man: Scenic Inspiration

As our design for Hype Man begins to come together, the team has been looking at research images for inspiration. Here’s a peek at some of the photos that have been informing our design process!

Most of the play’s action takes place in a mid-level rehearsal/recording studio space — these scenic images are informing our sense of how equipment is set up in the space, the way acoustic panels and rugs are used to control sound, and the overall quality of the materials that might be in the space:

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We’ve also been looking at some images that visually depict sound waves and EQ bars in abstract ways:

For the Tonight Show performance in the play, images from late night shows have been a valuable resource for scenic and lighting concepts:

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More exciting design updates to come!