Live Design offers an extensive behind-the-scenes look at the 2016 Phish gag.
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After David Gallo created and directed Phish’s 2016 New Year’s Eve “gag” at Madison Square Garden, Live for Live Music showcased a comparison of David’s concept storyboards side-by-side with photos of the event.
David Gallo was creative director for Phish’s New Year’s Eve “gag” at Madison Square Garden, “a raucous four-and-a-half hour celebration replete with ping pong ball cannons, speeding golf carts, scantily-clad sunbathers, dancing dwarfs, backflipping acrobats, and a small ocean of balloons unleashed from the ceiling at the stroke of midnight.”
Official behind-the-scenes video.
Original article with images and video from gothamist.com, January 2013.
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Original article with images and video in Artsnash.com, July 23, 2012.
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Video from Broadway.com, November 7, 2011.