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Behind Every Great King

The recent CalArts' site-specific, all-female production of King Lear at the Brewery Arts Complex in downtown Los Angeles was not only an artistic and design triumph, it was a victory behind the scenes as well. Much in the same way we asked the creative team for that production — director Travis Preston, set designer Chris Barreca, lighting designer Chris Akerlind, costume designer Ellen McCartney, sound designer Jon Gottlieb and co-designer Leon Rothenberg — to provide us with

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