It’s 1930s Chicago with 64 scenes in over 15 different locations. Where do you go with the set design of “Native Son” when all Bigger Thomas wants to do is fly? An airplane hanger, of course.
What’s the first thing you’ll notice when you step into the Paul Green Theatre “Leaving Eden”? Stuff—tons and tons of miscellaneous objects lining the perimeter of the stage.
In Part II, we continue our look at the production process for “Leaving Eden,” cornering scenic charge Jessica Secrest to learn the secrets of painting one thing to look like another.
Get an insider’s look at the scenic production process for “Leaving Eden.” In Part I, we catch up with scenic designer Jan Chambers and the beginning of the construction process.