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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Featuring: Zooey Deschanel, Taye Diggs, Rebel Wilson, Kelsey Grammer, Jane Krakowski, and Anthony Evans

Black Ink is back in action at the Hollywood Bowl for this celebration of the timeless Disney classic live on stage with orchestra and a cast of A-list singers/performers. Director Richard Kraft brings the film to life on stage, while conductor Michael Kosarin leads the orchestra, principals, and choir through the film’s memorable numbers. The event will also feature “Evermore,” a new solo for the Beast written for the 2017 live action adaptation (featuring lyrics by Tim Rice). Black Ink is proud to provide production design, technical direction, and stage management for this event. Tickets here.

“The cast for Beast is nothing less than enchanting… Like our celebration of Disney’s The Little Mermaid in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, we are mixing film, live music, singers, dancers, digital projections, effects, and special guest artists to create an event that pays homage to the original movie but also delivers something that can only be experienced live.”
Richard Kraft, Director

Joe Hisaishi

The legendary composer performs and conducts music from the films that have captivated the world over

JOE HISAISHI SYMPHONIC CONCERT: MUSIC FROM THE STUDIO GHIBLI FILMS OF HAYAO MIYAZAKI celebrates the illustrious partnership between acclaimed composer Joe Hisaishi and beloved filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki (Academy Award Winner, Best Animated Feature Film 2002, “Spirited Away”). As longstanding friends and collaborators, Hisaishi and Miyazaki have worked together for over thirty years, including nine films from renowned production house Studio Ghibli. In a new concert production, Joe Hisaishi’s celebrated scores — including those from “Princess Mononoke”, “My Neighbor Totoro”, and the Oscar-winning “Spirited away” — are performed with a full orchestra and choir, and conducted by Hisaishi himself. The music accompanies montages from Miyazaki’s films, bringing the timeless work of Hisaishi and Miyazaki to vivid new life.

Black Ink is proud to provide production management, video direction, and technical direction services for this world tour.

Rocketman

I’m thrilled to debut Rocketman: Live in Concert,” said Elton John. “I can think of no better city than Los Angeles to bring the magic of this movie to life and perform live with the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra. I can’t wait for the audience to experience the film in a new and profound way.

Endeavor Content and Black Ink Presents are proud to announce a one-night only performance of Paramount Pictures’ Rocketman: Live in Concert on October 17th, 2019 at the historic Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. The exclusive live music event will feature the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra playing live-to-picture all the songs from the film during a special screening of Paramount Pictures’ epic musical fantasy, Rocketman. The film’s subject, Elton John, and Taron Egerton, who portrayed John in the critically acclaimed biopic, will join the orchestra for a special performance.

Black Ink is proud to be a Producer and provide technical and production support for this world premiere.

Nightmare Before Christmas

Featuring: Danny Elfman, Catherine O’Hare, Paul Reubens, and Ken Page

For the first time ever, an animated feature film was presented in unison with live orchestra and live, original voice actors. Black Ink, carefully crafted the entirety of the production design (including lighting, staging, set, video and cameras), stage managed and directed cameras for the gala premiere(s) and encore showing(s). The show premiered in Tokyo and Hollywood in 2015, then Brooklyn in 2017.

“[The] live [orchestral] concert performance of Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas.’… played to a packed house, doubled as a costume festival and selfie bonanza, with audience members eagerly posing for photos with walking incarnations of Jack Skellington, Edward Scissorhands and Beetlejuice.”
Los Angeles Times

Coco

Celebrate Diá de los Muertos with the Beloved Oscar®-winning Disney and Pixar Film Coco as you’ve never seen it before at the Legendary Hollywood Bowl!

Disney and Pixar’s Coco will be brought to life on stage for the first time ever this November at the Hollywood Bowl for one weekend only – Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th. The spectacular event in Los Angeles will include an all-star lineup of special guests including Benjamin Bratt, Eva Longoria, Carlos Rivera, Miguel, Alanna Ubach, Alex Gonzalez, Jaime Camil, Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso and Natalia Jimenez whowill appear throughout the evening as the beloved film plays on the Bowl’s movie screen accompanied by a full, live orchestra. Mariachi Divas will also entertain the audience with traditional Mariachi music throughout the night.

Black Ink is proud to provide technical and production support for this world premiere.

La La Land

The Academy Award-winning musical live on stage

Featuring the Oscar-winning score and songs from the Academy Award-winning film, performed live by a 100-piece orchestra, choir, and jazz ensemble accompanying the film’s original vocal recordings under the direction of two-time Academy Award-winning composer Justin Hurwitz. Staging and production design by Black Ink serves to amplify the energy of the evening.

“I couldn’t be more excited to share that experience with audiences this summer, let alone in a setting as epic and as quintessentially ‘L.A.’ as the Hollywood Bowl.”
Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle

“By preserving the unique recorded vocal performances of Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling and John Legend from the film’s soundtrack and blending them with live musicians, we are able to build a one-of-a-kind concert experience, which becomes a hybrid of film, pre-recordings and incredible live musicianship.”
Richard Kraft, live show producer and director


Black Ink Presents is proud to also provide; Production Design, Tour Staffing, Video Support, and Touring Services for this program.

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