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Lexington connected to three new Thea Award recipients


Lexington announced in its latest newsletter that the company will receive ‘our 29th, 30th and 31st Thea Awards for “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter”, a new themepark land at Universal Orlando Resort and the new groundbreaking exhibit Science Storms (pictured here) at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.


‘Lexington played a major role in the success of the “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey”, the feature attraction in “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter”. For Science Storms, Lexington developed, engineered, and fabricated over 40 of the most complex large-scale hands-on interactive exhibits in the museum’s history.’

The Thea Awards will be presented at the 17th Annual Thea Awards Gala on March 12, 2011 at the 17th Annual Thea Awards Gala, to be held at the Globe Theatre, Universal Studios Hollywood. The Awards Gala, sponsored by Economics at AECOM, is an elegant, black-tie dinner event and is open to the public.

Photo: Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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