Sound Design

My earlier career included sound and music design for hundreds of productions. My book,
Sound and Music for the Theatre: The Art and Technique of Design is considered ‘the bible’ by many working professionals, and is the companion publication to technical books for university and professional school studies. This collaboration with James LeBrecht was originally published in 1992 and is now updated to a third edition. It is available in most bookstores. For more information visit our Facebook page or

Every phase of the production process is covered in detail, along with a host of anecdotal examples from the personal experiences of the authors. In all, it’s ideal reading for those involved in the creative aspect of theatre.
— Lighting and Sound Magazine
James LeBrecht and Deena Kaye have written the most practical, broad-minded, USEFUL book on sound in the theatre that has, to my knowledge, ever been published in English... It is a book that every sound designer needs to have; it is a book that every theatre person would enjoy and profit from.
— Oskar Eustis, from the Introduction to the Fourth Edition