Nicola Sabbatini - Wikipedia
Nicola Sabbatini (1574 – 25 December 1654), also known as Niccolò Sabbatini or Nicola Sabbattini, was an Italian architect of the Baroque. A native of Pesaro, he was extremely influential at the time for his pioneering and inventive designs of theaters, stage sets, lighting and stage machinery. . scenes and machinery for the stage, Pratica di fabricar scene e macchine ne'.