Alys, Always

Absolute are excited to be providing the automation equipment for Alys, Always at The Bridge Theatre. The show runs from the 25 February - 30 March 2019. You can read more about the show on The Bridge Theatre's website Director: Nick Hytner Set Design: Bob Crowley Costume Design: Christina Cunningham Lighting Design: Jon Clark Music:...

Waitress

Absolute are proud and excited to be supplying the automation for the much anticipated production of Waitress, opening at the Adelphi Theatre in February 2019. We will be supplying several counterweight flying winches and floor track winches to move the majority of the scenery. In addition, there are rotating trucks, venetian blinds and spinning...

Come From Away

We will be supplying the automation for the West End Production of Come From Away, following it's run in Canada, across the USA and on Broadway. Absolute have provided control equipment for a revolve and a winch. Come From Away tells the incredible real-life tale of the 7,000 air passengers grounded in Canada after...

The Midnight Gang

Absolute are supplying the automation equipment for The Midnight Gang at The Chichester Festival Theatre. The show is adapted from David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book, adapted by Bryony Lavery, with music and lyrics by Joe Stilgoe. For this production we supplied the control for the revolve and an automated track....

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots struts off on it's UK tour in September starting in Northampton, the location that inspired the story behind the hit musical. For the production we are collaborating with scenery contractor All Scene All Props to build the treadmills. Not only do they form part of the set but, when the cast take...

Company

We're proud and excited to be providing the control equipment for Company, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical directed by Marianne Elliott. This version of the production is a new re-imagining of the musical musical with the lead role of “Bobby” being played, for the first time, by a woman. This musical opens in...

Flowers for Mrs Harris

Absolute are happy to be the automation supplier for Flowers for Mrs Harris at the Chichester Festival 2018. The automation on the production includes a ring-revolve, three lifts with one also incorporating a "drop-and-slide". This musical adaptation, based on  Paul Gallico's novel, has book by Rachel Wagstaff and music and lyrics by Richard Taylor....

Me and My Girl

Photo Credit: Johan Persson Me and My Girl is the first of our productions that we are working on at the Chichester Festival this summer. We’re providing control equipment to power the moving elements of Lez Brotherston’s set design, including a large country house façade comprising of three pairs of sliders (pictured above). There...

Quiz

Quiz transfers from Chichester Festival Theatre to the Noël Coward Theatre, where Absolute are providing their automation system for the show's two revolves. For this production we provided a four axis control rack and a control desk to power the four friction-drive units - two per revolve. We also used two of our IO...

Frozen

The play was first performed at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1998 and won the Best New Play Award from the Theatrical Management Association. It later made its debut at the Royal National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre on 3 July 2002. The Theatre Royal Haymarket production is directed by Jonathan Munby with Suranne Jones, Jason Watkins...

Julius Caesar

The Bridge Theatre is a new theatre next to Tower Bridge in London. The venue is designed to be a flexible space, enabling the auditorium to be reconfigured for different styles of production. We provided the automation for their first production “Young Marx”, where the theatre’s auditorium was set up in a traditional proscenium...

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