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Something is musical in the state of Denmark

the people themselves are being played, the world itself is being played, and they’re all playing each other. Amber Meadows, Co-Scenic Designer Our upcoming production […]

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EMMA: Fashion Forward

Meet the costume designer behind the gorgeous gowns of “Emma” and get a glimpse into the visual storytelling behind Lex Liang’s design.

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Meet Patrick Torres

Get to know director, Patrick Torres and read more about his vision behind “Native Gardens’ on stage October 12 – 30, 2022.

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Where did you get that hat?

“I am responsible for everything that’s not made by a tailor or a dressmaker…and if I’ve done my job well, the audience isn’t going to know anybody did it.”

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Behind-the-Costumes

“I’m not a lover of clothes, necessarily, but I really love telling stories,” says Melanie Burgess, the guest costume designer for Blues for an Alabama […]

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Back to Shakespearean Basics

In a time of political unrest, director Andrew Borba shares his insight on the timelessness of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.”

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Now We Must Appear Bloody

Adventures in bloodying our production of “Julius Caesar” continue with our costume department rising to the challenge of bloodying costumes for six performances a week.

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Bathe Your Hands in Caesar’s Blood

Shakespeare’s “Julius Ceasar” is a bloody tale of political and social scheming, but how do you make that blood happen on stage? Our props department is glad you asked.

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Every Prop in “Everybody”

The props in “Everybody” took creativity and “epicness” to the next level. Andrea Bullock, PlayMakers Props Master, explains how she helped bring this confrontation with death to life.