About Us


City Theatrical invents, manufactures, and customizes unique lighting accessories for the live entertainment, film and video, and architectural industries. City Theatrical is the winner of 40+ 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.

City Theatrical offers the world’s most extensive product catalog of live entertainment, architectural, and film and video lighting accessories and hardware.

City Theatrical also performs custom manufacturing services and manufactures products on an OEM basis for other lighting manufacturers. 

City Theatrical was acquired by Environmental Lights in July 2023.

35 Years and Counting


In October 2021, City Theatrical celebrated its 35th anniversary!

Many talented people have put a lot of their lives into growing City Theatrical, and it has been quite an adventure for all of us. We have always been a company of makers, and our culture has been about how we invent, manufacturer, and customize unique lighting accessories. Thanks to all of our friends, customers, and colleagues around the world who have shared our journey and helped us over the years.

Catch up on the last five years of City Theatrical, plus a definitive 30-year history of City Theatrical from day one, in our 35th Anniversary Story. If you have visited our shop or come to our booth at a trade show, you will likely find your photo somewhere in this document. 

Want to learn more? Check out our professional experience, or contact us.

City Theatrical team in Carlstadt New Jersey USA October 2022

City Theatrical team based out of the Carlstadt, New Jersey, USA Headquarters. Photo taken October 18, 2022.

Environmental Lights Acquires City Theatrical
An Environmental Lights Company

In July 2023, two leading scenic market lighting brands united to expand reach and product offerings.

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Custom Manufacturing

Custom manufacturing from our Carlstadt, New Jersey facility gives us a chance to use all of our experience, knowledge, and capabilities.

Custom Projects
City Theatrical celebrated its 35th year anniversary in 2021
35th Anniversary Story

A complete history of City Theatrical to celebrate it's 35 years (and counting!) of talented people and innovative products.

Our 35th Anniversary Story
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