Lighting&Sound America is a USA monthly entertainment technology magazine published in New York by PLASA Media Inc, a commercial arm of the Professional Lighting and Sound Association (PLASA) and is distributed around the world in English. Lighting&Sound America covers the broad range of the entertainment, presentation and events industries worldwide, including theatre, live touring, clubs, themed venues, corporate events and presentations, as well as in-depth profiles of the people and companies who put it all together – and the issues affecting them.
Lighting&Sound America is a member of USITT, ESTA and ETCP.
Lighting&Sound America was launched in May 2004 in New York, where it is still based now, under the editor-in-chief David Barbour, as a monthly magazine to the lighting and sound industries.
It is the sister magazine to Lighting&Sound International, and has a page count of over 100 pages.
The magazine has collaborated with other large organisations within the industry on a number of different projects, such as the 2007 Staged Events Award.
Lighting&Sound America is sent out to 18,000 subscribers around the world and its circulation is audited by the BPA.