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Brooklyn Bridge 125th Birthday

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OVERVIEW

To honor the 125th anniversary of the Brooklyn Bridge, productionglue threw a celebration fitting for the illustrious landmark. During the five-daylong Memorial Weekend celebration, the historic bridge was illuminated with 26 syncrolites designed by renowned lighting designer Greg Cohen of UVLD. The event kicked off with a public party with Grucci fireworks, a program with Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and performances by Marvin Hamlisch and by the Brooklyn Philharmonic. productionglue provided creative and technical direction while managing the events of the historic celebration without ever closing the bridge to traffic.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Managed all aspects of technical direction, including lighting, fireworks and musical performance
  • Coordinated with a host of City agencies, State and City Parks Departments, the Coast Guard and the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
  • Collaborated with city engineers to follow regulations & preserve the integrity of the structure, while maintaining crew safety

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