Wednesday, January 14, 2009
LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) The 15th Annual Screen
Actors Guild Awards air January 25 on TBS, but the glitz and
glamour of it all doesnt come easy.
SAG Awards Dont Come Cheap
To get the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles ready for the big
event, crews must lay down 16,476.145 square feet of plush red
carpet for celebrity arrivals.
Other massive SAG stats include...
Five classic Actor statues will be positioned
along the red carpet and stage.
Eight antique chrome and glass art deco chandeliers will
be hung above the stage and from the Expo Halls ornate
3,600 pieces of fancy crystal stemware, 2,400 pieces of
silver plated flatware, and 1,200 black china chargers will be
placed on 86 tables where actors and members of the SAG will dine
The tables will feature a total of 408 bottles of red and
white wine, while the bars will boast 192 bottles for wine
tasting. There will also be 378 magnums of champagne floating
The menu will feature delicacies like Dungeness crab
salad, sugar cane lacquered chicken, short rib, and hand-made
breadsticks from renowned chef Alan Jackson.
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