BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK

Welles may have been a complex person, but you could say the SITI Company took a black-and-white approach to this enigmatic figure, at least costumewise. Designer James Schuette, too, took Welles' groundbreaking 1941 film as the model for his designs. He notes, "It [Citizen Kane] is a black-and-white film, and since we are using the structure of Citizen Kane to tell the story of Welles' life, it was very informative. We wanted to parallel it in certain ways, so we decided to make the clothes

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