Core Business / Areas of Diversification

Custom Manufacturing
Wireless DMX/RDM
Linear LED Lighting
Beam Control Accessories


Key Personnel / Contacts

Gary Fails, Founder and President
Gary Vilardi, VP Sales
Harrison Hohnholt, Sales Manager


Company Address – USA

475 Barell Avenue
NJ 07072


Company Address – UK

Office 31, Units 1-3, Beverly Way
New Malden


Company Profile

City Theatrical invents, manufactures, and customizes unique lighting accessories for the entertainment and architectural industries and is the winner of 35 product and business awards, including the New Jersey Small Manufacturer of the Year in 2015. Founded in 1986, City Theatrical has offices in Carlstadt, New Jersey and London, England. Products include the multi award-winning DMXcat® Multi Function Test Tool, Multiverse® and SHoW DMX® Wireless DMX systems, QolorFLEX® brand of professional LED linear lighting, Dimmers and Accessories including QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape, QolorFLEX NuNeonTM, and QolorPIX® Pixel Controlled LED Tape and Tape Controller, QolorPoint® Wireless LED Uplighters and LED event lighting products, professional lighting software including Lightwright® 6, Moving Light Assistant™ and Vectorworks Spotlight, as well as the world’s most extensive catalog of entertainment and architectural lighting beam control accessories and hardware. City Theatrical also performs custom manufacturing services and manufactures products on an OEM basis for other lighting manufacturers. Learn more about our professional experience.


Business Operating Zone

London, United Kingdom
Greater New York City Area (Carlstadt, NJ), USA
Los Angeles, California, USA


Current Projects

QolorFLEX LED Tape and Dimmers at the ObservatoriumTMon Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas® and Mariner of the Seas® (Link)
QolorFLEX 5-in-1 LED Tape and QolorFLEX NuNeon on NetFlix’s The Break with Michelle Wolf (Link)
QolorFLEX Provides Dimming Control for the Award-Winning Starry Sky at George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater (Link)
Troubleshooting with DMXcat at Rowan University (Link)


Recent Projects

LED Event Lighting and Wireless DMX for the Special Olympics Countdown at The Spheres on Amazon’s Campus (Link)
QolorFLEX Dimmers and DMXcat at the Nautica Shopping Center in Tallinn, Estonia (Link)
Wireless DMX at the Jungle Exhibit at the Texas State Aquarium® (Link)
QolorFLEX NuNeon at the Hudson New York Hotel (Link)



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City Theatrical has been recognized with 30+ awards since it opened its doors over thirty years ago. Several of these include:
ABTT Award 2017 (for DMXcat)
Live Design Product of the Year Award 2017 (for DMXcat)
Plasa Award for Innovation 2017 (for DMXcat)
New Jersey Small Manufacturer of the Year Award 2015


Exhibitions – USA

USITT | Fort Lauderdale, FL | March 14-17, 2018
Cine Gear Expo | Atlanta, GA | October 6-7, 2018
LDI Show | Las Vegas, NV | October 19-21, 2018


Exhibitions – UK

PLASA Focus | Leeds | May 1-2, 2018
ABTT | London | June 6-7, 2018
PLASA | London | September 16-18, 2018


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