A Costume Epic

Whatever theatre's virtues, ease isn't necessarily one of them. Just ask designer Jan Finnell, who had to costume six actors in period late 1800s clothes for AMAS Musical Theatre's recent Off Broadway production of Reunion in New York. Six may not sound like many, but most of the performers had multiple changes; one had as many as thirteen. Since the actors and two dressers had a mere 5' between the back wall and curtain, they all had to work--quickly and efficiently--in a cramped space. And

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