Dec 5 2012

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: Dressing the Players within the Play, Part III

As PlayMakers puts the finishing touches on it’s on-stage reinvention of the holiday film classic IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, we go behind-the-scenes to see what inspired our creative team, beyond Capra’s classic movie, of course. We continue our look at the sources that inspired costume designer Rachel Pollock when creating the clothing for the two ’40s-era actors tackling… Read more »

Dec 3 2012

PlayMakers Monday News Roundup

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE is a hit! The Daily Tar Heel today gave the show FIVE STARS,  saying it “breathed new life into both the classic story and the art of radio acting” and made this charming holiday staple, “once again, truly wonderful.” For those looking to go even farther inside the production, The Daily… Read more »

Nov 28 2012

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: Dressing the Players within the Play, Part II

As PlayMakers puts the finishing touches on it’s on-stage reinvention of the holiday film classic IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, we go behind-the-scenes to see what inspired our creative team, beyond Capra’s classic movie, of course. We continue with a look at the sources that inspired costume designer Rachel Pollock. Lana Sherwood (played by Katja Hill) is sometimes sweet,… Read more »

Nov 26 2012

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: Dressing the Players within the Play, Part I

As PlayMakers puts the finishing touches on it’s on-stage reinvention of the holiday film classic IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, we go behind-the-scenes to see what inspired our creative team, beyond Capra’s classic movie, of course. For starters, the script is set in a 1940s radio studio on Christmas Eve, as five radio actors transport a… Read more »

Oct 26 2012

Inside INVALID: Clothes That Make the Moment

PlayMakers is honored to host award-winning costume designer Sonya Berlovitz as she puts together the threads for our world premiere adaptation of Moliere’s Imaginary Invalid, opening this weekend at the Paul Green Theatre, Department of Dramatic Art, UNC-Chapel Hill. Here’s what she had to say about giving this classic farce a new sartorial spin: I was… Read more »