This edition: Design (Fall 1997)Tweet
Original tape date: October 23, 1997.
The panel -- Tony Award winning lighting designer Beverly Emmons for Amadeus, Passion and The Heiress; costume designer Danny Gates (When Pigs Fly); 1997 Tony Award winners for Best Scenic Design for Jekyll and Hyde James Noone and director/designer Robin Phillips; puppeteer Basil Twist (Peter and Wendy); director Mark Waldrop (When Pigs Fly); and producer/playwright Liza Lorwin (Peter and Wendy) -- talk about how designers work with directors, producers and writers; directing in addition to designing; creating pop-up sets; working with the late Howard Crabtree on When Pigs Fly, with a detailed demonstration of costumes; Jekyll and Hyde's movable plexiglass towers, backdrops, and lighting with new Varilights technology; and the unanswerable question of "what makes good design?"
Tish Dace Professor/Critic
Beverly Emmons Lighting Designer
Basil Twist Director/Puppeteer
Tony Walton Production Designer