rigging has many terms. It can mean the something is in a workable state, the a shirt is ready for a quick change, or the equipment used in hanging scenery and lighting over the stage for a show. There are many ways to rig something like a hemp system or a counter weight system. A counter weight system uses an Aircraft Cable. That is a high strength cable made of steel.
"The Old Man and the Old Moon" set. Patricia said she loved the style of this for the play. It might be a little too rustic for a NYC apartment but I get the 'storytelling' style of it. It would work well in our black box theater.