The National WWII Museum
Client: Bob Farnsworth, National World War II Theatre, Inc.,
Date: November 2009
Beyond All Boundaries: WWII Theatre, National World War II Museum Expansion
Address: 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 527-6012
Owner: Bob Farnsworth, NationalWorld War II Theatre, Inc., 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Vendor: L A ProPoint, Inc
Show Producer: The Hettema Group, Phil Hettema
Scope of Work, Phase I- Design, documentation and consultation services: Schematic concept design phase on Rigging and Show Action Equipment.
The theater’s 120-feet wide immersive screen will show Beyond All Boundaries, a 4-D cinematic experience. Created and crafted with 21st-century technology, it plunges viewers into the 20th-century’s most titanic struggle. It tells the tale of the Greatest Generation’s journey from Pearl Harbor into the fire of epic battles to America’s final victory in the War That Changed the World in the words of the veterans themselves.Beyond All Boundaries came to be made by Executive Producer Tom Hanks and Phil Hettema, former Senior Vice President, Attraction Development of Universal, and features voices of Hollywood’s top stars bringing to life the words of actual World War II participants and war correspondents.
Phase II: Pit Elements; Stage Elements; Overhead Elements; Control Closures; Soft Goods
Completion: November 2009