Joseph Tortorelli, Sr
WS&L’s owner and founder has been involved with sound and lighting since his teenage years, working with the Italian street festivals and passion plays at his family parish, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel of Worcester, to providing elite event services for the Kennedy’s campaign work at Beacon Hill in Boston to Wall Street in New York. His interest in repairing mechanical clocks and tinkering with small engines provides valuable assets to the intricate details implemented on several special events.

Joseph “Joey” Tortorelli, Jr.
WS&L Operations Manager and Lead Technician has been following in his father’s footsteps since he was old enough to walk and carry a microphone cable, helping with the family business. He was running the 60” carbon-arc searchlights at the age of 7 and now currently travels throughout the Northeast, supervising and executing event services to assure 100% satisfaction from clients. The many return-customers that once appreciated having the elder Tortorelli arrive on-site are now demanding Joe, Jr!
WS&L has been a family-owned and operated company for over four decades and is well into its second generation. We are locally owned and are not part of a parent company.

This father and son team is unique, utilizing the years of experience with the fresh look and integration of today’s state-of-the-art equipment. We make it a personal priority to be on-site for each event to ensure client satisfaction and that everything is operating without flaw.

WS&L strives to accommodate the needs of each client and plans to do so for many years. We have provided thousands of clients with first-class, professional service for their unique and special events and the equipment and services have never failed at any time. 

WS&L was the first in the region and remains the leading choice for all-theatrical event equipment and services because we are knowledgeable and flexible to carry out services in different venues. In over 45 years in the sound and lighting business, Tortorelli’s has never turned down the requests of clients by providing the customers with what they want.

There is no job too small, none too big. With three different facilities throughout the Worcester area, we have an extensive amount of equipment to accommodate events, whether it’s for crowds of 50 or 500,000. With our vast array of services, we have the capability to spotlight your event and make it unique. We have the reputation, experience, equipment and service. Don’t take chances with no-name inexperienced fly-by-night outfits. With your special event, it’s a one-shot deal. There is no next time. Get it done right the first time. Our name says it all. Tortorelli’s Worcester Sound & Lights.
Go Anywhere. Do anything.

Among the thousands of entertainers and dignitaries, here are some notables…

5 US Presidents
Anthony “Spag” Borgatti
Boston Marathon (BAA)
First Ladies Barbara Bush & Hillary Clinton
Toby Deutchman- The original founder of Radio Shack
Queen Elizabeth
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Several members of the Kennedy family,
including Rose & Senator Edward
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)

Massachusetts State Police
Richard McDonald- The original founder of McDonalds 
Maria Shriver Schwarzenegger
Frank Sinatra
Mother Theresea
Supreme Court Judge Clarence Thomas
United States Military
Worcester Fire Department
Worcester Police Department
Several public safety agencies throughout the state