WWE Senior Production Designer Jason Robinson has revealed the promotion is building new stages and sets to use once the company resumes touring next month.
WWE will return to a full tour scheduled from Friday, July 16, marking the first time the promotion has had live fans – aside from the two-night WrestleMania 37 – since March 2020.
With Friday Night SmackDown, Monday Night Raw, and pay-per-views such as Money In The Bank and SummerSlam on the horizon, Robinson says WWE is talking about ways to improve staging for fans to return to the streets. arenas.
The lead designer of the production also revealed that WWE is considering different ways to incorporate augmented reality into the design.
Speaking in an interview with Under the line, Robinson said, “” We’re heading out on the road on July 16th. We step out in Houston, Texas on SmackDown, then head straight to our pay-per-view, Money in the Bank, which is one of our favorite pay-per-views of the year. Lots of ladders with a briefcase hanging over the ring, so we have two Money in the Bank and Dallas briefcases and then we don’t look back.
“We’re moving forward, so we’re looking at new sets, new sets that we’re building. My next phone call is to the graphics department, to talk about augmented reality and how AR is going to interface with it. our decor, and how we’re going to create some really cool graphics for the entrances to the set as our superstars walk in.
“I think we just announced last weekend on NBC that we’re having SummerSlam in Las Vegas on August 21st, and man, it’s gonna be huge. This will be our first SummerSlam in a stadium since Wembley, years and years. years ago [in 1992]. The next phone call after that, we’re going to talk about a roof structure we’re going to put in place at Allegiant Stadium.
“We’re moving forward with AR, hopefully multiple cameras will watch it from multiple different views. We’re really excited and we have a good plan. We’re definitely heading towards an AR environment for our show. television.”