The second in a two-volume set, this book contains 122 very short articles on aspects of technical design for theater. They cover issues relating to costumes, lighting, painting, props, hardware, scenery, and sound. Theater technicians share their secrets and show off their innovations, addressing some common difficulties. Each article describes an approach, device, or technique that has been tested on-stage or in a shop. Most are accompanied by diagrams. The index covers both volumes.